Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios

Greek
Classical Period
408–400 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2037.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.62 gm.

Accession Number

04.1096

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, hair flying loose.
Reverse: In incuse square, rose on stalk with bud at left; at right, erect kerykeion.
Inscription in Greek above.

Provenance

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

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund