Trihemiobol of Lampsakos with janiform female head

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
400–300 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1604.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.956

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Double female head with stephane and earring; hair represented by dots.
Reverse: Head of Athena to right in Corinthian helmet, hair loose below.
Inscription in Greek above and at right.

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

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund