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Stater of Kingdom of Bosporus with head of Asander

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Obverse: Head of Asander to right, diadem tied with large cloth fillet. Reverse: Nike running to left, on a prow; she carries wreath in right hand and palm in left. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see media screen for the Greek letters in front of Nike; media screen...

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Provenance

By 1960: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; May 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 1,550.00 (this is the total price for 60.526-60.529)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, about 38–37 B.C.

Mint

Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 137.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.528

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins