Drachm of Kos with head of Herakles, struck under Amphidamas
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2025.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.45 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles in lion’s skin to right.
Reverse: In shallow incuse, a crab.
Below the crab a snail and an inscription in Greek.
Faint trace of an inscription above the crab.
Beaded square border.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904:
purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund