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Drachm of Herakleia Pontica with head of Herakles

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OBV: Like 01.5522, with a club below the head. REV: Like 01.5522, with no symbol, and in upper left field [inscription].

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 364–353 B.C.

Mint

Herakleia Pontica, Bithynia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1367.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.99 gm.

Accession Number

01.5523

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins