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Obol (1/10 stater) of Kyrene with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Magas

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Obverse: Bearded head of Zeus Ammon to right. Reverse: Head of Artemis to right. Monogram off flan.

Provenance

Purchased from C.T. Seltman, £1.10. Lent by Arthur Fairbanks, Jan. 10, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur Fairbanks

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 308–277 B.C. or later

Mint

Kyrene, Cyrenaica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1341.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.51 gm.

Accession Number

37.475

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins