Coin of Patrai with head of Herakles, struck under Metrodoros and Menekleos
Mint: Achaia (Peloponnesos), Patrai
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.00 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Filleted head of Herakles right.
Reverse: Athena standing right, holds round shield and spear across body.
At right, owl. At left, monogram.
Inscription in Greek.
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