Tridrachm of Byzantion with infant Herakles strangling snakes
Mint: Thrace, Byzantion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0799.
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 11.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude youthful Herakles kneeling three-quarters to right strangling snakes.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Above: cow to left, right foreleg lifted.
Inscription in Greek above.
Below, a dolphin.
Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
By 1906 or earlier: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased from Edward Perry Warren by MFA
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund