Coin of Apamea with head of Athena

Roman Provincial
Late Republican Period
41–40 B.C.


Mint: Syria, Apamea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.10 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.865

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Reverse: Nike to left, holding wreath in right hand, palm-branch in left.
Inscriptions in Greek in field.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour