Drachm of Antandros with head of Artemis of Astyra

Greek
Classical Period
465–450 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Antandros

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1622.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.80 gm.

Accession Number

01.5543

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis of Astyra to right. Hair bound by a crossed cord or fillet.
Reverse: Within square incuse, goat standing to left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund