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Coin of Antioch-on-the-Maeander with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right. Reverse: Humped bull recumbent to left on ground line, head facing. Maeander pattern below. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 168 B.C.

Mint

Antioch-on-the-Maeander, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 189a.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 3.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.464

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins