Stater of Velia (Hyele) with head of Athena, struck under Agathokles of Syracuse

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
317–289 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Velia (Hyele)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0161.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm.

Accession Number

10.566

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena left in crested Athenian helmet with wing.
Inscriptions in Greek before neck and behind neckpiece.
Reverse: Lion walking left; above, triskeles left with wings at ankles.
Inscriptions in Greek above and in exergue.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift