Drachm of Herakleia Pontica with head of Herakles
Mint: Bithynia, Herakleia Pontica
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1368.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, bearded, to left, wearing the lion-skin.
Reverse: Bull charging to left, on a plain exergual line.
In field, right, a bunch of grapes.
Inscription in Greek above and below bull.
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