Stater of Pantikapaion with head of Pan
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 340–325 B.C.
Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1350.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.50 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
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.
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
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund