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Double victoriate of Thessalian League with head of Zeus, struck under Philippos

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Obverse: Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Reverse: The Thessalian Athena Itonia in Promachos pose to right, on ground line. Inscriptions in Greek above and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1960: on the art market in Athens; January 11, 1961: purchased by MFA from Theodoros Zoumpoulakis for $ 500.00 (this is the total price for 61.103-61.105).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 196–146 B.C.

Mint

Thessalian League, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 086.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins