Coin issued by Rhegium, Brutii, Italy, Ancient Greek States, circa 210 BC
Minted by Rhegium
Note: this coin has previously been attributed to Campania
Head of the Greek god Apollo, laureate facing left
Tripod which may have had legends around but these are worn off.
Coins of this type have been found in hoards in Sicilly dated to the peroiod of the Second Punic War (218-201 BC). The tooling on the reverse has removed the legend so attribution is not certain.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
circa 210 BC
Numismatics Collection, National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1976
Not from Eugene von Guerard Collection. No other earlier source has been recorded.
Type of item
24 mm (Outside Diameter), 11.865 g (Weight)
BMC Rhegium p.379 nos 71-79 Crawford, M. Coinage and Money under the Roman Republic p.111
[Book] Poole, Reginald S. 1873. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Italy., 379 Pages
[Book] Crawford, Michael H. 1985. Coinage & Money under the Roman Republic., 110-111 Pages