Drachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of Herakles, struck under Lysimachos
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Lampsakos (Mysia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0822.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles right, beardless and wearing lionskin.
Reverse: Zeus seated on throne left, holding eagle on right hand.
Below, forepart of Pegasos above forepart of a lion. Torch under throne.
Inscription in Greek at right and below throne.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund