Hemidrachm of the Oitaioi (Oeta) with head of lion
Mint: Thessaly, The Oitaioi (Oeta)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0911.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.68 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of lion in partial profile to left, a spearhead on his mouth.
Reverse: Nude Herakles full front, holding his club obliquely in both hands;
inscription in Greek at left.
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. 710); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren,
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund