Diobol of Herakleia Pontica with head of Herakles
Mint: Bithynia, Herakleia Pontica
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1366.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.86 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, bearded, to left, wearing the lion-skin.
Reverse: In a shallow incuse square a raised square, on which Greek inscription surrounding a quadripartite square.
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