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Drachm (?) of the Dyrrhachioi with head of Herakles

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Obverse: Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Reverse: Pegasus prancing to right. [inscription] (see media screen for inscription)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period, 350–229 B.C.

Mint

Epidamnos (the Dyrrhachioi), Illyricum

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0942.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.21 gm.

Accession Number

10.28

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins