Hemidrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2035.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios, with flaming hair, looking over his right shoulder.
Reverse: In incuse square head of Rhodos to right, wearing earring and necklace, her hair in a sphendone.
At left: inscription in Greek. At right: partial letter visible.
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