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Drachm (?) of the Brettioi with bust of Nike

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Obverse: Bust of Nike right with wing at each shoulder, in broad taenia and drapery; hair rolled on forehead and over ear, drawn back on crown and tied, curls escaping; left, coiled serpent horizontally right; border of dots. Inscription in Greek below. Reverse: Pan standing facing ; right...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 131); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 216–203 B.C. (?)

Mint

The Brettioi, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0166.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.88 gm.

Accession Number

04.380

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins