Coin of Pantikapaion with head of Pan
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.32 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Pan left, crowned with ivy.
Reverse: Lion’s head left.
Below, sturgeon left.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour