Stater of Velia (Hyele) with head of Athena, struck under Agathokles of Syracuse
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lucania, Velia (Hyele)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0161.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.