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Hemidrachm of Stratonikeia with head of Zeus, struck under Pytheas

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Within incuse, eagle, wings spread, stands to right. In field at right, headdress of Isis. Inscription in Greek around and in field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (from a hoard of silver coins of Stratoniceia and Rhodes); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 166–88 B.C.

Mint

Stratonikeia, Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.66

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins