Didrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under A[...]

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
360–304 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2051.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm.

Accession Number

04.1103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, hair in flying locks.
Reverse: Rose on stalk with bud on both sides.
At left, Greek letter; at right, head of trident.
Above, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund