About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin depicts the Roman god Zeus with the curling ram’s horns associated with the Egyptian god Ammon.
On the back (reverse), an eagle is shown with a capital letter E between it’s legs.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Coin Depicting the God Zeus
- Roman Empire (Minted in)
- 222 BCE–204 BCE
- Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛ[ΕΩΣ]
- Diam.: 4 cm (1 5/8 in.)
- Gift of William F. Dunham