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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Leu and Co's Bank, Ltd.

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

Mint

Maeonia, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins