Obol of Phistelia with female head

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Campania, Phistelia

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.51 gm.

Accession Number

18.629

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Woman’s head (mask) a little to left of full front, hair flying.
Reverse: Lion with right paw and tail raised, walking to left on beaded line.
In exergue a serpent. (Double struck).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson