Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios

Greek
Classical Period
387–360 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2045.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.34 gm.

Accession Number

03.974

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios.
Reverse: Rose, with bud to left, and to right, a bee.
Inscriptions in Greek above and at left

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900