Drachm (?) of the Dyrrhachioi with head of Herakles
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
Mint: Illyricum, Epidamnos (the Dyrrhachioi)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0941.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.34 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles to right, in lion’s skin.
Reverse: In incuse circle Pegasos prancing to left.
Inscription in Greek in field.
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. 732); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund