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Coin of Isinda with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right Reverse: Helmeted warrior on horseback, charging to right, holding spear in right hand and attacking a snake at the right. Greek inscriptions in field at left and between horse's legs. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Mint

Isinda, Pisidia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 243.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 6.46 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.549

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins