Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Ameinias

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd–2nd century B.C.


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2054.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.23 gm.

Accession Number

03.975

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Helios, radiate.
Reverse: Rose, with bud to right.
At left, prow of ship.
Above and below rose: inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900