Coin of Lipara with head of Ares

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 288 B.C.


Mint: Sicily (Islands off), Lipara

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.692

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of young Ares left.
Reverse: Trident.
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