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Didrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under A[...]

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Obverse: Head of Helios slightly to right of full front, hair in flying locks. Reverse: Rose on stalk with bud on both sides. At left, A; at right, head of trident. Above, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 360–304 B.C.

Mint

Rhodes, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2051.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm.

Accession Number

04.1103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins