Coin of Korkyra with galley

Greek
Hellenistic Period
300–229 B.C.


Mint: Epiros (Islands off), Korkya

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.29 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.723

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Galley to right.
Inscription in Greek (retrograde).
Reverse: Kantharos.
Bunch of grapes above.
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