Hemidrachm of Epidauros with head of Asklepios

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
323–300 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Epidauros

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1233.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.37 gm.

Accession Number

01.5488

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Asklepios, laureate, to left.
Greek letter at right.
Reverse: Within round incuse monogram in wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund