Didrachm of Ioulis with head of Aristaios
Mint: Keos (Aegean Islands), Ioulis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1287.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.16 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Aristaios, laureate, to right, bearded and with thick hair, brushed forward on head.
Reverse: A bee.
In field, left, head of the dog Sirius.
Greek inscriptions at right and below bee.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund