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Drachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Kallisthenes

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Obverse: Head of Helios, unradiate, 3/4 face to right, hair in flying locks. Reverse: Rose on stalk, with bud to left and right. Club right. Below: [inscription]. Above: name of magistrate. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

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

Mint

Rhodes, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2063.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.74 gm.

Accession Number

18.673

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins