Triens of Rhegion with busts of the Dioskouroi

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 203–89 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.99 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

65.663

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped busts of Dioskouroi right wearing laureate pilei.
Reverse: Hermes standing, head left, holds branch in right hand, caduceus in left.
In field at left, cornucopia and IIII.
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