Coin - Ae16, Eretria, Euboea, 194-180 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2141

A copper coin issued by the city of Eretria on the island of Euboea in the peroiod 194-180 BC

Reference: BMC. Central Greece p. 98 No. 39 ff.
Sear Vol.1 p. 232 No. 2477
Die Axis: 12
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.170 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: bulls
Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard, Artist (1811-1901), Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Greek States - Euboea
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 194-180 BC
Obverse Description: Female head (Isis?) facing right
Reverse Description: Bull butting right
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Eretria, Euboea, Ancient Greek States, (194 BC - 180 BC)
Previous Collection: Eugene von Guerard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880

Listed in Eugene von Guerard's catalogue, vol.1, p.22. Purchased by Eugene von Guerard from 'S.C Gel.' for 1s.
References: BMC. Central Greece p. 98 No. 39 ff.
Sear Vol.1 p. 232 No. 2477
  1. [Book], Barclay Head, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece, British Museum, London, 1884, 98 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.
  3. [Book], David Sear, Greek Coins and Their Values, Europe, Seaby, B.A. Ltd., London, 1978, 232 Pages

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