Coin of Argos with head of Hera

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
350–228 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Argos

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.761

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera right.
Stephane inscribed in Greek.
Reverse: Athena, fighting left, holds raised spear and shield.

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