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Coin of Amorium with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Within oak wreath, laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Eagle, wings closed, stands right on thunderbolt. Caduceus across left wing. Inscriptions in Greek in exergue and at left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 133 B.C.

Mint

Amorium, Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1167

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins