Coin of Caelia with head of Athena
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Apulia, Caelia
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.90 gm. Die Axis: 10
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena right, crested helmet.
Above, two pellets.
Reverse: Trophy to left, between two stars; thunderbolt at left.
Inscription in Greek.
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