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1/10 stater of Kyrene with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Polianthes

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Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to left. Behind, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Kyrene to right, hair in a roll around the head. At left and right [inscription]. Beaded border. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: C. T. Seltman Collection; purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman for $100.34 (this is the total price for MFA 13.386-13.390)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 375–308 B.C.

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1336.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.85 gm.

Accession Number

13.387

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins