Coin of Vibo Valentia with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 192–89 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Vibo Valentia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 7.82 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

65.667

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
At left: I
Reverse: Winged thunderbolt.
At right, butting bull and I
 VALENTIA

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