Obol (1/10 stater) of Kyrene with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Magas
308–277 B.C. or later
Mint: Cyrenaica, Kyrene
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1342.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.71 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to right with ram’s horn.
Reverse: Thunderbolt between two eight-rayed stars.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1366); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund