Diobol of Herakleia with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
432–380 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Herakleia

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 0.95 gm.

Accession Number

15.192

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena wearing crested helmet.
Reverse: Herakles nude, strangling the lion.
In field, between them: Greek letter.

Provenance

Source unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1915

Credit Line

Source unidentified