Tetrobol of Kos with head of Asklepios, struck under Nikon
Early 2nd–1st century B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2028.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.72 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Asklepos, laureate to right.
Reverse: In incuse square coiled serpent, with head raised to right.
At left: inscription in Greek.. At right: inscription in Greek.
Outside of incuse square: inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund