Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Dexikrates

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd–2nd century B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2066.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.92 gm.

Accession Number

04.1109

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Apollo radiate to right.
Reverse: In shallow incuse square, a rose with bud at right.
At left an open hand.
Inscriptions in Greek above and at sides.

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

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund