Coin with head of Athena

Greek
Late Classical – Hellenistic Periods
ca. 400 B.C. – ca. 241 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Assos

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. weight: 7.58 gm. die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.626

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America