PLATED ISSUE (CORE)
ECBATANA OR SUSA (?)
Copper tetradrachm, seated Zeus Aetophorus type
Cf. SC 204.4
Obv.: Head of young Heracles in lion skin headdress r. (dotted border?).
Rev.: Traces of inscription to r. and in exergue, Zeus seated l. on throne resting l. hand on sceptre and holding eagle in outstretched r.
Possible control under throne.
Reference: Private California collection (formerly AHNS)
Although the style of Heracles on the obverse suggests the use of a Susa tetradrachm as a model, the apparent left field control seems to suggest Ecbatana.