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Triens of Rhegion with busts of the Dioskouroi

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Obverse: Draped busts of Dioskouroi right wearing laureate pilei. Reverse: Hermes standing, head left, holds branch in right hand, caduceus in left. In field at left, cornucopia and III. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


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: 17 mm. Weight: 3.99 gm. Die Axis: 9

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The Ancient World


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