Coin of Phokian League with head of Athena

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 371–357 B.C.


Mint: Phokis, Phokian League

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.96 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.843

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena, slightly to right, wearing necklace.
Reverse: Within olive wreath, 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