Coin of Philomelion with bust of Mên, struck under [Sk]ythino[...]

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 133 B.C.


Mint: Phrygia, Philomelion

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.08 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.813

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Mên to right, wearing Phrygian cap, laureate?.
Crescent behind shoulders.
Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros seated to left, resting his left hand on a sceptre.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 26); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour