Didrachm of the Oitaioi (Oeta) with head of lion
Mint: Thessaly, The Oitaioi (Oeta)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0914.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.62 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a lion with a spear-head in its mouth. Field flat and plain, quite broad.
Reverse: Herakles standing full front, resting right hand upon his inverted club, his lion-skin slung over his left arm.
Inscription in Greek at right and left.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund