Coin of Karystos with head of Herakles
about 196–146 B.C.
Mint: Euboia, Karystos
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.81 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lionskin, right.
Reverse: Bull’s head facing, bound with fillet.
Inscription in Greek above and monogram to right.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour