Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Aristokritos
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2055.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 13.64 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Helios, radiate, full front.
Reverse: Rose, with bud at the right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and at left, below.
On the left an aplustre.
Surrounded by dots.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 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