Coin of Syracuse with head of Athena
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 32.86 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena left, helmet bound with olive wreath.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two dolphins, starfish (?) between.
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