Coin of Caelia with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Apulia, Caelia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.90 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

65.857

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right, crested helmet.
Above, two pellets.
Reverse: Trophy to left, between two stars; thunderbolt at left.
Inscription in Greek.

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