Coin of Rhegion with head of lion

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 350–280 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 8.08 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.664

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s scalp facing.
Reverse: Laureate head of Apollo right.
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