Coin of Neapolis with head of Apollo
about 270–240 B.C.
Mint: Campania, Neapolis
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.20 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo left.
Inscriptions in Greek behind head and at left.
Reverse: Man-headed bull stands right, head front, being crowned by Nike flying 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