Coin of Tauromenion with head of Herakles

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 275–210 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Tauromenion

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.15 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

66.867

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Herakles right.
Monogram at left.
Reverse: Bull butting right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard J. Graham Collection; by 1966: with Jacques Schulman N.V., Keizersgracht 448, Amsterdam (auction of the Richard J. Graham Collection, June 8-10, 1966, Carlton Hotel Amsterdam, lot 1119); purchased at the auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour