Tetradrachm of Peparethos with bunch of grapes
Mint: Thessaly (Islands off), Peparethos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0935.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.76 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Bunch of grapes.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of bearded Herakles in lion’s scalp to left; hair on forehead and beard dotted; dotted square border, all within incuse square.
Said to be from the Cos Hoard found about 1891; by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund