Coin of Pantikapaion with head of Pan

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.716

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of bearded Pan right.
Reverse: Forepart of running griffin left.
Below, sturgeon left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour