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Coin of Termessus with bust of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Zeus right. Below: Greek letter theta. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left, Athena standing, helmeted, head to left, holding spear in raised left hand, right extended. Shield at her feet to left. At right, trophy. Between: Greek letter theta. Inscription...

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Provenance

1910: purchased at Istánoz by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–268

Mint

Termessus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.14 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.2954

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins