A copper coin from the town of Rhegium, Italy circa 230 BC
Mint: Rhegium

Reference: BMC. Italy p.380 No. 75
cf. Sear p.71 no.686
Die axis: 03

Obverse Description

Head of Apollo facing left, hook (?) behind

Reverse Description

Tripod with Greek {REGI NON} at sides

Edge Description



Rhegium (or Regium, Rhegion; now Reggio) was founded about 720 BC from Chalsis. It is situated on the 'toe' of Italy opposite Messana.

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