Stater of Tylisos with head of Hera

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Crete, Tylisos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 131.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.22 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

58.523

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hera to right, with long hair, wearing earring and stephane with palmette pattern.
Reverse: Apollo standing to left, holding bow in left hand and goat’s head in right; by right foot a small tree. Ground line.
At right (retrograde), inscription..

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 10 Grand'Rue, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, June 5, 1958, for $ 3,000.00 (this is the total price of 58.521-58.525)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour