Drachm of Halikarnassos with head of Helios, struck under Enodoros

Greek
Hellenistic Period
1st century B.C.


Mint: Caria, Halikarnassos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 193.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 4.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.290

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Facing head of Helios, without rays.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bust of Athena to right, wearing helmet and aegis.
Inscription around (right to left).

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6729); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour