Coin of Syracuse with head of Zeus Hellenios
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 035.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.64 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate (beardless) head of Zeus Hellenios to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle with wings open, stands on thunderbolt to left.
In field at left, A.
Inscription in Greek at left.
By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 10- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour