Coin of Lakedaimon (Sparta) with bust of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 146 B.C.


Mint: Lakonia, Lakedaimon (Sparta)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.83 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.757

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted bust of Apollo right.
Reverse: Eagle right, wings closed.
Inscription in Greek in field left and right.

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