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Coin of Termessos with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Bridled horse protome left. At right, thunderbolt. Inscriptions in Greek above and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 46 B.C.

Mint

Termessos, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.23 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.200

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins