Coin of Neapolis with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 270–250 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Neapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 1.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.641

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Man-headed bull protome to right. Dolphin above.

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