Triens of Lipara with seated Hephaistos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
Early 3rd century B.C.


Mint: Sicily (Islands off), Lipara

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.53 gm.

Accession Number

65.690

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Hephaistos seated right, holding hammer and vase.
Reverse: Three pellets.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour