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Stater of Salamis with seated Herakles, struck under Euagoras I

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Obverse: Herakles, nude, seated to right on lion's skin placed over a rock; rhyton in left hand; club in right. Border of dots. Inscription in upper left. Reverse: Goat lying to right, on ground, legs folded; dotted ground line. Line border. Inscriptions above, to the right, and in exergue. ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; January 8, 1959: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 350/0/0

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical period, about 411–374 B.C.

Mint

Salamis, Cyprus

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 254.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.69 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

59.1

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins