Stater of Soloi with head of Herakles
After 380 B.C.
Mint: Cilicia, Soloi
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2127.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.44 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right, with the lion-skin tied around his neck.
Reverse: Head of a bearded Persian satrap to right, in a tiara with flaps hanging down, bound with wide band tied in a knot over forehead; hair on forehead back and rolled.
Traces of inscription 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