Drachm of Amisos with bust of Tyche (?), struck under Ariseg[...]

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Pontus, Amisos

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.68 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.508

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Tyche? left wearing earring, necklace, and turreted stephane ornamented with floral devices.
Reverse: Owl facing, wings spread, stands on shield. At right, sword in sheath.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour