Coin with female head

Greek
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Aeolis, Larissa Phriconis

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 4.45 gm. Die axis: 7

Accession Number

84.737

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to left, wearing sphendone and earring.
Reverse: Amphora.
In field at left, caduceus; in field right, bunch of grapes, beneath, club.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America