Didrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Timotheos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd–2nd century B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2061.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.77 gm.

Accession Number

03.976

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios with rays.
Reverse: Rose with bud to right.
To left, terminal figure in cloak?.
Above and below rose: Inscriptions in Greek.
Circle of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900