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Stater of Salamis with head of Herakles, struck under Euagoras I

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Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles in lion's skin to right. At right, inscription in Cypriote characters. Reverse: Goatreclining to right, above, grain of corn, horizontally; dotted ground line; plain border. Inscription below. See media screen for inscriptions.


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. 1281); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 411–374/3 B.C.


Salamis, Cyprus

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2144.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 10.54 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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