Hemidrachm of Stratonikeia with head of Hekate, struck under Borandeus and Aristeas

Greek
Hellenistic Period
166–88 B.C. or later


Mint: Caria, Stratonikeia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1992.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.67 gm.

Accession Number

01.5600

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hekate, wearing laurel wreath, to right with crescent over forehead.
Above, inscription in Greek.
Reverse: In shallow incuse square Nike standing to right, holding a wreath in her extended right hand, and a palm branch over her shoulder in her left.
Above and at sides, inscriptions in Greek.

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