Tridrachm of Rhodes with Herakles strangling snakes
394–390 (?) B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2038.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 11.35 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude youthful Herakles kneeling to right strangling snakes.
Reverse: A rose seen from the side.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund