Coin of Apamea with head of Athena
Late Republican Period
Mint: Syria, Apamea
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.10 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Reverse: Nike to left, holding wreath in right hand, palm-branch in left.
Inscriptions in Greek in field.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour