Drachm of Akarnania with head of Herakles
Mint: Akarnania, Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0947.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles almost full-front to left wearing the lion-skin.
Reverse: In incuse square, bow and quiver, combined.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund