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Stater of Chersonesos with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse: Britomartis seated left on throne holding deer on 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, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Chersonesos, Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.541

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins