Triens of Paestum with head of Dionysos
about 268–89 B.C.
Mint: Lucania, Paestum
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.64 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Dionysos right, wearing wreath. At left: four dots and three wheat ears joined (?).
Reverse: Cornucopia. At left: four dots.
At right: 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