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Stater of Soloi or Mallos with head of Herakles

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Obverse: Head of Herakles to right, lion's skin knotted around neck. Border of dots. Reverse: Bearded head of Satrap to right, wearing Persian cap and necklace. Ruler: Tiribazos (?).

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; March 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 350.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 388–380 B.C.

Mint

Soloi or Mallos, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 247.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 10.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.163

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins