20as coin of Populonia with head of a gorgon

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 211–206 B.C.


Mint: Etruria, Populonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.95 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.871

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Gorgon, bound with diadem.
Below: X X.
Reverse: Cuttlefish.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co., AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; June 9, 1965: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & C0., AG.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour