Coin of Myrina with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 323 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Islands off), Myrina

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.78 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

65.839

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.
Reverse: Owl facing, olive branch at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour