Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2041.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 14.99 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, hair in flying locks.
Reverse: In incuse square, rose on stalk with erect bud at left.
Inscription in Greek above rose; at right, Greek letter and ivy leaf with berries.
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. 1205); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund