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Tetradrachm of Caria with Zeus Labraundos, struck under Hekatomnos

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Obverse: Zeus Stratios or Labraundos stands right, long spear in left hand, double-axe over right shoulder. Reverse: Within incuse, lion crouches to right. Inscription in Greek above. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 7, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 395–377 B.C.

Mint

Caria (Satrapy)

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 14.83 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1972.393

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins