Coin of Plakia with head of Cybele

Greek
Classical to Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Plakia

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1356

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted head of Cybele right.
Reverse: Lion to right, devouring prey. Ear of corn below.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour