Drachm of Epidauros with head of Asklepios

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 350–323 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Epidauros

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1232.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.61 gm.

Accession Number

21.5

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Asklepios right, laureate.
Reverse: Asklepios of Thrasymedes seated left on throne; his right hand extended over head of coiled snake; in his left hand, sceptre; below seat, dog.
E in field at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; January 26, 1921: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 130.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund