Stater of Chersonesos with head of Zeus
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Crete, Chersonesos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 112.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.40 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, with laurel wreath.
At right, thunderbolt.
Reverse: Artemis (Bendis? in Phrygian cap) standing to right, bow in left hand, right drawing arrow from quiver.
On left and behind bow, inscription.
All in incuse square.
By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand'Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, June 5, 1958, for $ 3,000.00 (this is the total price of 58.521-58.525)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour