Drachm of Erythrai with head of Herakles, struck under Pelopides
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Ionia, Erythrai
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1844.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.58 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of young Herakles to right, in lion-skin.
Reverse: Club and bow in case.
At left, an owl.
Inscriptions in Greek in the center and at right. Monogram below.
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