Coin of Amastris with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Paphlagonia, Amastris

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 9.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.550

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, with star on helmet.
Reverse: Owl seated left on thunderbolt, monogram at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour