Coin of Pella with head of Poseidon

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 168 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Pella

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 8.34 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.695

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Poseidon right.
Reverse: Bull standing right.
Monogram and inscription in Greek.
Reverse doublestruck.

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