Coin of Sigeion with head of Athena
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Troas, Sigeion
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.39 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour