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Coin of Antioch with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Zeus seated left holds scepter in left hand, Nike on right. In field left, cornucopia. Laurel wreath around. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Late Republican Period, 31–30 B.C.


Antioch, Syria


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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