Coin with head of Sibyl Herophile
ca. 400 B.C. – 350 B.C.
Mint: Troas, Gergis
Diameter: 8.5 mm. Weight: 0.69 gm. Die axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obvderse: Head of Sibyl Herophile, laureate, three-quarter face towards right.
Reverse: Sphinx seated to right, within incuse square.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America