Coin of Orra with bust of Aphrodite
about 200–89 B.C.
Mint: Calabria, Orra
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.58 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped bust of Aphrodite right, wearing wreath of myrtle (?).
Reverse: Eros advancing right, playing lyre.
At left: series of five dots. At right: ORRA
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour