Coin of Lakedaimon (Sparta) with bust of Apollo
After 146 B.C.
Mint: Lakonia, Lakedaimon (Sparta)
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.83 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Filleted bust of Apollo right.
Reverse: Eagle right, wings closed.
Inscription in Greek in field left and right.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour