Coin of Thebes with head of Herakles

Greek
Classical Period
about 379–338 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.82 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.693

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles to left.
Reverse: Club.
At left, caduceus.
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