Sextans of the Brettioi with head of Herakles
about 282–203 B.C.
Mint: Bruttium, The Brettioi
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lion-skin right.
Reverse: Bellona, to right, fighting with spear and shield.
At right, plow (?).
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