Stater of Soloi or Mallos with head of Herakles

Greek
Classical Period
about 388–380 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Soloi or Mallos

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 247.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 10.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.163

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles to right, lion’s skin knotted around neck.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bearded head of Satrap to right, wearing Persian cap and necklace.

Ruler: Tiribazos (?).

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; March 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 350.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour