Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Kallisthenes

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


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2063.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.74 gm.

Accession Number

18.673

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios, unradiate, 3/4 face to right, hair in flying locks.
Reverse: Rose on stalk, with bud to left and right.
Club at right.
Below rose: inscription in Greek. Above: name of magistrate in Greek.

Credit Line

Source unidentified