Coin of Methymna (?) with head of Hera

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
about 330–280 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Methymna (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 5.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.853

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera, wearing stephane, to right.
Reverse: Thunderbolt.
Bunch of grapes below.
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