Hemidrachm of Gortyna with head of Zeus (or Minos)
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
2nd–1st century B.C.
Mint: Crete, Gortyna
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Filleted head of Zeus or Minos right.
Reverse: Male figure seated left on rock, head facing front, wearing tunic to waist, quiver behind left shoulder, holding bow and arrow in left hand.
At right: B Inscription in Greek.
By 1968: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, March 13, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour