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. 1640.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.44 gm.

Accession Number

04.984

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Double head; at left a woman with earring and broad fillet in hair; at right a bearded man laureate.
Reverse: In incuse square, a double axe.
At left below, a bunch of grapes, at right, an amphora.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1052); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund