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Stater of Polyrhenion with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right. Border of dots. Reverse: Bull's head, facing, with fillets. Inscription in Greek around and at top. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with L. Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland; September 18,1958: purchased by MFA from L. Mildenberg for $ 250.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 330–280 B.C.

Mint

Polyrhenion, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 127.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.699

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins