Coin of Erythrai with head of Erythros

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd–2nd century B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Erythrai

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.60 gm.

Accession Number

88.45

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Erythros, turreted crown, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prow of ship.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation