Hemidrachm of Stratonikeia with head of Hekate, struck under Borandeus and Aristeas
166–88 B.C. or later
Mint: Caria, Stratonikeia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1992.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.67 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hekate, wearing laurel wreath, to right with crescent over forehead.
Above, inscription in Greek.
Reverse: In shallow incuse square Nike standing to right, holding a wreath in her extended right hand, and a palm branch over her shoulder in her left.
Above and at sides, inscriptions in Greek.
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