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Obol of Phistelia with female head

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Obverse: Woman's head (mask) a little to left of full front, hair flying. Reverse: Lion with right paw and tail raised, walking to left on beaded line. In exergue a serpent. (Double struck).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

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

Mint

Phistelia, Campania

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.51 gm.

Accession Number

18.629

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins