Distater of Dikaia with head of Herakles
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.
Mint: Thrace, Dikaia
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 071.
Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 18.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of archaic, bearded Herakles to right, wearing a lion’s skin.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
By date unknown: with Euripides Sepheriades, Geneva, Switzerland; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades for $ 3000.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour