Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Dexikrates
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2066.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.92 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund