Coin of Neapolis with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 270–240 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Neapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.20 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.642

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo left.
Inscriptions in Greek behind head and at left.
Reverse: Man-headed bull stands right, head front, being crowned by Nike flying right.
Monogram below.

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