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Diobol of Erythrai with head of Herakles, struck under Aitor

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Obverse: Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin to left. Reverse: Club above bow and quiver in case; above, [inscription]; in center, [inscription]; at left, erect ear of wheat. (see media screen for inscriptions)


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 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 200–133 B.C.


Erythrai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1846.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.32 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins