Drachm of Tabai with head of Herakles
1st century B.C.
Mint: Caria, Tabai
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 194.
Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.51 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bearded head of Herakles to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Homonoia (?) standing on short ground line, head to left, holds patera in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields, downwards.
By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 16, no. 47); 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 50- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour