Coin of Rhegion with head of Artemis

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 270–203 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.660

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis wearing stephane right.
Bow and quiver over shoulder (?).
Reverse: Lyre with five strings.
Inscription in Greek.

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