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Tetrobol (?) of Hydisos with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Bearded head to right in plumed helmet. Beaded border. Reverse: Horizontal thunderbolt. Above and below, [inscription]. Beaded border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Mint

Hydisos, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1965.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.1071

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins