Drachm of Assos with head of Athena
Mint: Troas, Assos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1627.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.14 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to left, in a crested Attic helmet, with an olive wreath on the front, and scroll on the back. She wears a pendant earring.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek on three sides of a bull’s head.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund