Tetrobol (?) of Idyma with head of Pan

Greek
Classical Period
437–400 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Idyma

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1967.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.07 gm.

Accession Number

01.5599

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Pan, full-front, with staring eyes, hair on end, and curving horns rising from his forehead.
Reverse: In incuse square inscription in Greek around a fig-leaf.

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