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Hemidrachm (?) of the Brettioi with head of Apollo

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[inscription] Obverse: Head of Apolla, laureate, to right; hair long. In field, left, a lyre. Border of dots. Reverse: Artemis, standing facing, head and right leg to left; hair in knot on top of head; short chiton, boots, and quiver at right shoulder; in extended right hand, an arrow; in drawn...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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


The Brettioi, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0164.


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.22 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins