Coin with head of Sibyl Herophile

Greek
Classical Period
ca. 400 B.C. – 350 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Gergis

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.5 mm. Weight: 0.69 gm. Die axis: 6

Accession Number

84.733

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obvderse: Head of Sibyl Herophile, laureate, three-quarter face towards right.
Reverse: Sphinx seated to right, within incuse square.
Inscription 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