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Coin of Maeonia with bust of Zeus, struck under Menecrates

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Obverse: Filleted, draped bust of Zeus Olympios to left. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Roma, helmeted in peplos and long chiton, seated to left on cuirass and shield, holds Nike in right hand, parazonium in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1963: with Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; gift of Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd. to MFA, February 13, 1963

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Gift of Leu and Co's Bank, Ltd.

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 138–192


Maeonia, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.93 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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