Quincunx of Rhegion with head of Athena
about 203–89 B.C.
Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion
Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.69 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to left, with griffin on helmet.
At right: Greek letter.
Reverse: Athena standing to left, holds spear in left hand with shield at her feet. On right hand she holds Nike bearing a trophy.
In field at left, thunderbolt and Greek letter.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
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