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Hemidrachm of Heraia with head of Hera

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Obverse: Head of Hera, with stephane, and veil over back of head. Eye full front. Reverse: In incuse square [inscription]. Beaded square border. (see media screen for inscription)


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 951); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–500 B.C. or later


Heraia, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1237.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.12 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins