Coin of Erythrai with head of Herakles

Greek
Hellenistic Period
300–200 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Erythrai

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 1.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.867

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lionskin, right.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour