Coin of Assos with head of Athena

Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th–3rd century B.C.


Mint: Troas, Assos

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1387

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Reverse: Bull’s head facing. Above, lion’s head right (?).
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour