Quadrans of Brundisium with head of Poseidon
about 217–200 B.C.
Mint: Calabria, Brundisium
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.54 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Poseidon right. Trident behind.
Below: series of three dots. At left, Nike with wreath.
Reverse: Youth on dolphin to left. He holds lyre in left hand, Nike, with wreath, right.
Below: BR VN with a total of three dots below the legend.
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