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Coin of Philomelion with bust of Mên, struck under [Sk]ythino[...]

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Obverse: Draped bust of Mên to right, wearing Phrygian cap, laureate?. Crescent behind shoulders. Reverse: Zeus Aëtophoros seated to left, resting his left hand on a sceptre. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 26); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 133 B.C.

Mint

Philomelion, Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.08 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.813

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins