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Coin of Pimolisa with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt, head right. Inscription in Greek below. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 121–63 B.C.

Mint

Pimolisa, Paphlagonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 18.03 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1291

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins