Didrachm of Kalymna with head of warrior
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kalymna
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2009.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.48 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a young warrior to right in a crested Attic helmet with cheek-piece down.
Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre.
Inscription in Greek below.
Beaded square border.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund