Triobol (?) of Dikaia with head of Herakles

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–490 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Dikaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0801.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.632

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right, with lion’s skin.
Reverse: In incuse square a cock to right with worm in beak, surrounded by square beaded border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 487); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund