A copper coin from the town of Rhegium, Italy circa 215 BC
Mint: Rhegium

Reference: BMC. Italy p.380 No. 86
Die axis: 01

Obverse Description

Head of Artemis facing right

Reverse Description

Lyre with cornucopia in field to left. Legend in Greek (with the first letters as a monogram) {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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