Tetrobol of Ainos with head of Hermes

Greek
Classical Period
412–365 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Ainos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0792.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.65 gm.

Accession Number

04.619

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hermes a very little to left of full front, wearing close-fitting cap with beaded border; hair flying loose.
Reverse: In incuse square, a goat to left on line.
At left, a greave.
Above, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund