Stater of Phaistos with Herakles
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Crete, Phaistos
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.86 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Herakles standing front, looking to right, club in right hand, bow in left.
In field left, lion’s skin; at right, snake and tree.
Reverse: Within wreath, bull to left.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, December 19, 1984
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule