Coin of Nuceria with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 300 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Nuceria

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

65.658

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Crab below.
Reverse: Horse standing left.
Pentagram 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