Coin of Euboian League with veiled female head

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 196–146 B.C.


Mint: Euboia, Eretria (Euboian League)

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 4.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.735

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Veiled female head right.
Reverse: Bull butting to right.
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