Coin of Methymna with part of helmet

Greek
Classical Period
about 450/40–406/379


Mint: Lesbos, Methymna

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.96 gm.

Accession Number

88.60

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Part of a helmet.
Reverse: Kantharos.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation