Didrachm of Kos with head of Herakles, struck under Philon
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2023.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.06 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles in lion’s skin to right.
Reverse: In incuse square, a crab above a club.
Inscriptions in Greek above crab and below club.
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