Stater of Pantikapaion with head of Pan

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 340–325 B.C.


Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1350.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.50 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

29.804

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Pan left, with pointed ears, wearing ivy wreath.
Reverse: Winged lion-griffin with horns, carrying spear in mouth and standing on an ear of corn.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Daniel Kellad, 183 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, N.J.; March 7, 1929: purchased by MFA from Daniel Kellad for $ 375.00

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund