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Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios

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Obverse: Head of Helios. Reverse: [inscription] Rose, with bud to left, and [inscription] to right, a bee. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 387–360 B.C.

Mint

Rhodes, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2045.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.34 gm.

Accession Number

03.974

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins