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Coin of Tabai with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Caps of Dioskouroi topped by stars. Inscriptions in Greek in field and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C. (?)

Mint

Tabai, Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.47 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.790

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins