Hemidrachm (?) of Stratonikeia with head of Zeus, struck under Melanthos
166–88 B.C. or later
Mint: Caria, Stratonikeia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1991.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.22 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to right.
Reverse: Incuse square, in which an eagle standing to right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund