Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2046.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.71 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios in front view, slightly to right.
Reverse: Rose seen from the side.
Bunch of grapes in field left.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
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