User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Coin of Smyrna with head of Cybele, struck under Theudeu[...]

Start collecting

Obverse: Turreted head of Cybele right. Reverse: Aphrodite Stratonikis, in chiton and kalathos, stands right, left arm resting on short column, supports Nike holding wreath. Scepter between her and column. In field at right: Greek letter delta. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek...

Show Full Description


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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 2nd–1st century B.C.


Smyrna, Ionia


Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 5.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins