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Hemidrachm of Kleitor with head of Helios

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Obverse: Head of Helios full front, with crown of rays, surrounded by dots. Reverse: Bull charging to right on line, head nearly full front. Above, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)


By date unknown: Moore Collection (Cat. Sotheby, Moore, 1889, no. 307 according to Regling and Brett); 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. 950); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 400–322 B.C.


Kleitor, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1257.


Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins