Tetradrachm of Ainos with head of Hermes
Early Classical Period
Mint: Thrace, Ainos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0773.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.47 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Head of Hermes to right, in close-fitting cap with beaded border, braid of hair showing behind ear.
Reverse: In incuse square, a goat to right. At right, an owl in profile to right.
Above, inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 461); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund