Drachm of Kingdom of Numidia with head of Hiempsal II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
106–60 B.C.


Mint: Numidia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0510.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

35.189

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Male head right, crowned with corn.
Dotted circle.
Reverse: Free horse galloping right.
Below: Inscription (for first letter of Hiempsal)
Wreath border.

Ruler: Hiempsal II

Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Benson, 1909, no. 808.

Benson Collection.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)