Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios

Greek
Classical Period
387–360 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2043.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

04.1104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, hair in flying locks.
Reverse: In incuse square, rose on stalk with bud on each side.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and above.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund