Didrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Mnasimachos
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2062.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios radiate, full front; hair in loose locks.
Reverse: Rose on stalk with bud at right.
At left small Athena in long chiton and crested helmet, an aplustre in raised right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1215); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund