Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2044.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 15.24 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios almost full-front to right, hair loose and flowing.
Reverse: Rose, with bud at the left. On the right an aplustre.
Inscriptions in Greek in field above and at left, all within incuse square.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Bunbury, pt. 2, 271);
1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund