Tetradrachm of Kos with head of Herakles, struck under Gnosidikos
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2022.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles in lion’s skin to right.
Reverse: In incuse square, a crab above a bow in a case.
Inscriptions in Greek across claws and below crab.
Beaded square border.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund