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Coin of Hierapolis-Kastabala? with head of Tarkondimotos I

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Obverse: Diademed head of King Tarkondimotos I to right. Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding Nike on right hand, scepter in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu AG, In Gassen 20, Zurich, Switzerland (Leu auction 50, Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, Zurich, April 25, 1990, lot 190); purchased at the Leu auction by Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; June 27, 1990: purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, about 39–31 B.C.

Mint

Hierapolis-Kastabala?, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 8.21 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1990.332

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins