Diobol of Herakleia with head of Herakles
Mint: Lucania, Herakleia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0095.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.01 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion’s scalp.
Reverse: Within round incuse, lion running right.
Inscription in Greek above.
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. 60); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund