Didrachm of Kos with head of Herakles, struck under Ag[...] (or Ap[...])
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2020.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.63 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right in lion’s skin.
Reverse: Female head to left with veil over head.
Inscriptions in Greek below and at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren;
purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund