A copper coin from the town of Rhegium, Italy circa 250 BC
Mint: Rhegium

Reference: BMC. Italy p.379 No. 71
Die axis: 11

Obverse Description

Head of Apollo facing left, cap in field behind

Reverse Description

Lyre; legend in Greek (with the first letter off flan) {REGI NON}

Edge Description



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

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