Coin of Teate with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 217 B.C.


Mint: Apulia, Teate

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 19.71 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.648

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Reverse: Owl to right, on bar.
In exergue: series of five dots.
 TIATI

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