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Coin of Dia with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt right; monogram in left field. Inscription in Greek below. (see media screen for Greek inscription and monogram) (Time of Mithradates Eupator, 120-63 B.C.)

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 345); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 85–65 B.C.

Mint

Dia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1314

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins