Didrachm of Karthaia with head of Aristaios
300 B.C. or later
Mint: Keos (Aegean Islands), Karthaia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1288.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.64 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bearded head of Aristaios, laureate to right, hair in roll.
Reverse: Forepart of dog crouching to right, rays spring from his head (dog star?).
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund