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Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena stands, head left, spear in left hand, patera in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 106); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Termessus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.16 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.249

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins