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Stater of Soloi with head of Herakles

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Obverse: Head of bearded Herakles to right, with the lion-skin tied around his neck. Reverse: Head of a bearded Persian satrap to right, in a tiara with flaps hanging down, bound with wide band tied in a knot over forehead; hair on forehead back and rolled. Traces of inscription in Greek. (see...

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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, Classical Period, After 380 B.C.

Mint

Soloi, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2127.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.44 gm.

Accession Number

01.5641

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins