Coin of Thespiai with veiled female head

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 146–27 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia, Thespiai

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.734

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, veiled female head wearing modius, to right.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath, lyre and 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