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Coin of Smyrna with bust of Zeus Akraios

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Obverse: Bust of Zeus Akraios to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Lion walking to right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 230

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1107

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins