Coin of Soloi with head of Helios

Greek
Hellenistic Period
Before 80 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Soloi

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.68 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.935

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate head of Helios to right.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted, seated to left, shield at left elbow, holding Nike in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 165); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour