Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2042.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.07 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios almost full-front to right, hair loose and flowing.
(Similar to 97.421, but not from same die.)
Reverse: A rose, with bud at the left.
Inscriptions in Greek at the right and above.
All in incuse square.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund