Hemidrachm of Heraia with head of Hera

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–500 B.C. or later


Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Heraia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1238.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.02 gm.

Accession Number

04.904

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to left, with stephane, and veil over back of head.
Eye full front.
Reverse: Inscription in incuse square. Dotted zigzag lines above and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 952); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund