Didrachm of Cales with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 268 B.C.


Mint: Campania, Cales

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0022.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.96 gm.

Accession Number

95.100

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena in crested Corinthian helmet to left.
Border of dots.
Reverse: A cock standing to right; at left, an eight-pointed star.
Inscription at right, downwards.
Border of dots.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund