Coin of Megara with prow

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 307–243 B.C.


Mint: Megaris, Megara

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.80 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.747

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Prow to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tripod, between two dolphins upwards.

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