Diobol of Ainos with head of Hermes

Greek
Classical Period
412–365 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Ainos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0794.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.30 gm.

Accession Number

04.620

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hermes a little to left of full front, wearing close-fitting cap with beaded border; hair flying loose.
Reverse: In incuse square, a goat to right.
At right, an amphora.
Above, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list this piece as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund