Drachm of Herakleia Pontica with head of Herakles
Mint: Bithynia, Herakleia Pontica
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1367.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.99 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles, bearded, to left, wearing the lion-skin.
Club below his head.
Reverse: Bull charging left, on a plain exergual line.
Above, an ivy leaf downwards.
Above head of bull: K backwards.
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