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Coin Depicting the God Zeus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

261-247 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Egypt

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the god Zeus.

On the back, two eagles stand on fulmen.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Coin Depicting the God Zeus

Origin

Egypt

Date

261 BCE–247 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

Dimensions

Diam. 4.1 cm; 69.74 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1189

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