Coin of Sigeion with head of Athena

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Troas, Sigeion

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.777

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena, three-quarters right, wears necklace and triple-crested helmet.
Reverse: Owl facing, with double body.
Crescent at right.
Below: 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