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Drachm of Halikarnassos with head of Helios, struck under Enodoros

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Obverse: Facing head of Helios, without rays. Border of dots. Reverse: Bust of Athena to right, wearing helmet and aegis. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6729); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Mint

Halikarnassos, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 193.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 4.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.290

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins