1/6 stater of Asia Minor with head of Herakles

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
Late 7th–6th century B.C.


Mint: Asia Minor, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1807.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.1571

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles in lion’s skin to left.
Beaded line at edge of neck.
Club below.
Reverse: Incuse square, diagonally opposite depressions deep.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed as Greenwell Collection by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund