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Hemidrachm of Stratonikeia with head of Hekate, struck under Borandeus and Aristeas

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Obverse: Head of Hekate, wearing laurel wreath, to right with crescent over forehead. Above, [inscription] Reverse: In shallow incuse square [inscription]. Nike standing to right, holding a wreath in her extended right hand, and a palm branch over her shoulder in her left. Above,...

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Provenance

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, 166–88 B.C. or later

Mint

Stratonikeia, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1992.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.67 gm.

Accession Number

01.5600

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins