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Tetradrachm of Rhodes with head of Helios, struck under Ameinias

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Obverse: Head of Helios radiate. Reverse: [inscription] Rose, with bud to right. To left, prow of ship. Below, [inscription]. [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, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Mint

Rhodes, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2054.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.23 gm.

Accession Number

03.975

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins