Head of an unidentified emperor
Mint: Caria, Islands, Cos
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.44 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of an unidentified emperor to right.
Reverse: Bust of Athena to left, helmeted.
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