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Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Ameinias

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Obverse: Head of Helios, not radiate, three quarters front to right. Reverse: PO. Rose with a bud on the right. In field, left, the head of a trident. Above, [inscription]. [see media screen for inscriptions]


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, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.


Rhodes, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2058.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.81 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins