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Quincunx of Rhegion with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to left, with griffin on helmet. At right: A Reverse: Athena standing to left, holds spear in left hand with shield at her feet. On right hand she holds Nike bearing a trophy. In field at left, thunderbolt and Greek letter. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for...

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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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 203–89 B.C.


Rhegion, Bruttium


Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.69 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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