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Coin of Teate with head of Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right. Reverse: Owl to right, on bar. In ex: series of five dots. TIATI (see media screen)

Provenance

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 Period, about 217 B.C.

Mint

Teate, Apulia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 19.71 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.648

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins