Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Coin from Samaria
Persian period
Mint: Samaria, 4th century BCE
Diam: 8 mm; Weight: 0.29 gr, Axis: 1
Purchase, Abraham Bromberg Fund
Accession number: 24586
Obverse: A “triple face” motif – two heads in profile or a third head depicted frontally
Reverse: Naked male figure (Herakles?) sitting on shield (or rock) to right, resting left hand on club

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir