Drachm of Amisos with bust of Tyche (?), struck under Philo[...]

Greek
Classical - Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Pontus, Amisos

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.54 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.509

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour