Coin of Teanum Sidicinum with head of Apollo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 280–268 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Teanum Sidicinum

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.39 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.849

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Man-headed bull standing right, crowned by Nike to right.
Below: pentagram.

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