Stater of Polyrhenion with head of Zeus

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 330–280 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Polyrhenion

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 127.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.699

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bull’s head, facing, with fillets.
Inscription around and at top.

Provenance

By date unknown: with L. Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland; September 18,1958: purchased by MFA from L. Mildenberg for $ 250.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour