Coin with head of Zeus
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lydia, Tralles
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.77 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Reverse: Bull standing to left, head to front.
In exergue: magistrate’s name, all within encircling maeander border.
Inscription in Greek.
Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America