Hexas of Lipara with head of Hephaistos
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 350–309 B.C.
Mint: Sicily (Islands off), Lipara
Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 12.37 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hephaistos right.
Reverse: Two pellets.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour