Triobol of Selinos with head of Herakles

Greek
Classical Period
413–409 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Selinos

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1984.35

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of beardless Herakles, facing, wearing lion’s skin.
Reverse: Quadriga to left.
In field above, selinon leaf.
In exergue, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1983: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., January 18, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour