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Drachm of Populonia with head of woman

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Obverse: Head of woman to right, wearing earring and with her hair bound with wide band. At left: X Reverse: Plain.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Jameson Collection (vol. I, Paris, 1913, no. 25: as Strozzi sale, no. 585); by date unknown: Walter Niggeler Collection; by 1965: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland, auction of the Walter Niggeler Collection, part 1, Malzgasse 25, Basel, December 3-4, 1965, lot 13 [as auction Sangiorgi 1907 Strozzi 557]); January 12, 1966: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu and Co. AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, Late 4th century B.C.

Mint

Populonia, Etruria

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm.

Accession Number

66.3

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins