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Hemidrachm of Elis with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to right. Reverse: Within an olive wreath, a thunderbolt and F/A.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 271–191 B.C.

Mint

Elis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1221.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.24 gm.

Accession Number

01.5484

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins