Stater of Salamis with head of Herakles, struck under Euagoras I
Mint: Cyprus, Salamis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2144.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.54 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles in lion’s skin to right.
At right, inscription in Cypriote characters.
Reverse: Goat reclining to right.
Above, grain of corn, horizontally.
Dotted ground line; plain border.
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. 1281); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund