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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, head turned right; monogram in left field. Inscription in Greek below. (see media screen for Greek inscription and monogram)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 131–63 B.C.

Mint

Dia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.539

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins