Coin of Syracuse with head of Herakles, struck under Pyrrhos of Epiros
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.22 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, wearing lionskin, left.
Reverse: Athena Promachos right, holding shield on left arm, uncertain object in right hand.
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