Didrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2048.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 16.63 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, hair in flying locks.
Reverse: Rose on stalk with bud at right and small bunch of grapes at left.
Below at left, Greek letter; inscription in Greek above.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund