Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Hermaios
Late Hellenistic period
about 90–70 B.C.
Mint: northwestern India, Uncertain mint
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2247.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Hermaios right, diademed.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Zeus, laureate, seated left on throne with back; his right hand extended; in left sceptre.
To left monogram.
Indian inscription (Maharajasa tratarasa Hermayasa)
By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; May 2, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)