Coin of Erythrai with head of Herakles

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


Mint: Ionia, Erythrai

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.22 gm.

Accession Number

88.34

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles, beardless, Macedonian type.
Reverse: Club and quiver.
Inscription in Greek either side of club.

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