Coin of Thespiai with veiled female head
about 146–27 B.C.
Mint: Boiotia, Thespiai
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, veiled female head wearing modius, to right.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath, lyre and inscription in Greek.
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