Coin of Neapolis with head of Apollo
about 250–200 B.C.
Mint: Campania, Neapolis
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.94 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo left. Wreath around.
Reverse: Lyre and omphalos. At right, bucranium.
Inscription in Greek below.
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