Drachm of Metapontion with head of Nike

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 334–320 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Metapontion

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 2.60 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

69.1145

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Facing head of Nike, wearing necklace.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ear of barley.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1969: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., October 15, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour