Coin with head of Athena
Late Classical – Hellenistic Periods
ca. 400 B.C. – ca. 241 B.C.
Mint: Troas, Assos
Diameter: 21 mm. weight: 7.58 gm. die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested helmet wreathed with laurel.
Reverse: Griffin recumbent to left.
In exergue: swan flying to left.
Inscription in Greek.
From Assos, sarcophagus 111 (Excavations at Assos, p. 301, note 49); 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America