Drachm (?) of the Dyrrhachioi with head of Herakles

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
350–229 B.C.


Mint: Illyricum, Epidamnos (the Dyrrhachioi)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0942.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.21 gm.

Accession Number

10.28

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles to right wearing lion’s skin.
Reverse: Pegasus prancing to right.
Inscription in Greek around.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection