Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Gorgos
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
1st century B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2067.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, serpent-like hair and wings above, cord tied under chin.
Reverse: Rose on stalk with bud at right.
At left below, a star
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