Hexas of Lipara with head of Hephaistos

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 350–309 B.C.


Mint: Sicily (Islands off), Lipara

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 12.37 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.691

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hephaistos right.
Reverse: Two pellets.
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