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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Katane, Sicily


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

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The Ancient World


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