Diobol of Herakleia with head of Herakles
Mint: Lucania, Herakleia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0096.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.16 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Beardless head of Herakles right, wearing lion’s scalp.
Reverse: Within round incuse, lion running right, left foreleg raised; double ground line.
Inscription in Greek above.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 59); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund