Drachm of Tenedos with janiform head

Greek
Hellenistic Period
189 B.C. or later


Mint: Troas (Islands off), Tenedos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1644.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.11 gm.

Accession Number

04.986

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Double head; at left a bearded man laureate; at right a woman with stephane and long curls.
Reverse: Double axe.
At left below, monogram and a bunch of grapes; at right head of poppy.
Inscription in Greek above.
Laurel wreath border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund