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Drachm of Tabai with head of Herakles

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Obverse: Bearded head of Herakles to right. Border of dots. Reverse: Homonoia (?) standing on short ground line, head to left, holds patera in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 16, no. 47); 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 50- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Tabai, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 194.


Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins