Hemidrachm of Kleitor with head of Helios

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
400–322 B.C.


Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Kleitor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1257.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm.

Accession Number

04.903

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios full front, with crown of rays, surrounded by dots.
Reverse: Bull charging to right on line, head nearly full front.
Inscription above.

Provenance

By date unknown: Moore Collection (Cat. Sotheby, Moore, 1889, no. 307 according to Regling and Brett); 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. 950); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund