Didrachm of Kos with head of Herakles, struck under Philo[...]
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2021.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right, wearing lion-skin.
Reverse: Female head to left, veiled.
At right: inscription in Greek.
Below: inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund