Coin of Knossos with head of Zeus (or Minos)
about 200–67 B.C.
Mint: Crete, Knossos
Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.07 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus or Minos right.
Reverse: Square labyrinth.
In field, Triton (?).
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour