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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)


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.


Halikarnassos, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

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


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins