Stater of Velia (Hyele) with head of Athena
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lucania, Velia (Hyele)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0159.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena left in crested Athenian helmet; on helmet, Pegasos galloping left; on neckpiece, palmette; hair below neckpiece tied, ends loose.
Inscription above: A ???
Inscription behind neckpiece in square incuse: IE
Reverse: Lion to left seizing stag left, biting him in the back.
1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund