Obol of Phistelia with female head
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Campania, Phistelia
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.51 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Woman’s head (mask) a little to left of full front, hair flying.
Reverse: Lion with right paw and tail raised, walking to left on beaded line.
In exergue a serpent. (Double struck).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson