Drachm of Argos with head of Hera

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
370–350 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Argos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1225.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.42 gm.

Accession Number

10.247

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera right, wearing stephane decorated with palmettes.
Inscription in Greek behind.
Reverse: Diomedes right, wearing chlamys, with sword in right hand palladion in left.
Greek letter between feet. Inscription in Greek around.
Depressed circle.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund