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Coin of Katane with head of Zeus Ammon

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Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon, laureate, to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Aequitas stands, head left, scales in right hand, cornucopia in left. Monograms at left and right. (see media screen for monograms and Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Mint

Katane, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.670

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins