Drachm of Tenedos with janiform head

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
387–300 B.C.


Mint: Troas (Islands off), Tenedos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1642.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.44 gm.

Accession Number

04.983

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Double head; at left a bearded man laureate; at right a woman with bead necklace, earring, and broad fillet in hair.
Reverse: In round ncuse, double axe.
At left below, a bunch of grapes; at right, small Nike with wreath in right hand.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

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

Regling did not list as Greenwell

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund