Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
360–304 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2046.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.71 gm.

Accession Number

11.1803

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund