Coin of Neapolis with head of Apollo
Early Hellenistic Period
about 320–280 B.C.
Mint: Campania, Neapolis
Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 4.91 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Man-headed bull to right, head facing.
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