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Drachm of the Perrhaiboi with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Hera seated right, scepter in right hand. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1968: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

The Perrhaiboi, Thessaly

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.542

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins