Drachm of Amisos with bust of Tyche (?), struck under Philo[...]
Classical - Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Pontus, Amisos
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.54 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped bust of Tyche (?) left wearing necklace, earring and turreted stephane ornamented with floral devices.
Reverse: Owl, facing, wings spread, stands on shield.
At right, sword in sheath. At left, aplustre (?).
Inscriptions in Greek.
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour