Didrachm of Kalymna with head of warrior

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kalymna

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2009.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.48 gm.

Accession Number

97.411

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund