Hemidrachm of Lampsakos with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1606.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.24 gm.

Accession Number

01.5541

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet.
Reverse: Forepart of winged horse flying to right.
Below, an ear of wheat.
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