Tetrobol of Ainos with head of Hermes

Greek
Classical Period
412–365 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Ainos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0789.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.269

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Hermes, front view, a little to left, with petasos and flowing locks.
Reverse: A goat standing to right.
In field at right a bee.
Inscription in Greek above.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased from Edward Perry Warren by MFA

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund