Drachm of Melitaia with head of Zeus
Mint: Thessaly, Melitaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0908.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.00 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus crowned with olive, to right.
Below, olive-leaf and berry (?).
Reverse: Incuse square. Bull grazing to right.
Inscription in Greek above bull.
In exergue, oak-branch with one acorn and leaves.
Cat. Sotheby, Montagu, 1896, pl. v, no. 309; Cat. Hoffmann, Photiades Pacha, 1890, pl. i, 125.
by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund