Obol of Stymphalos with head of Herakles
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Stymphalos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1268.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.82 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion-skin.
Reverse: Head of a bird to right, with crest and long neck.
Inscription in Greek.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund