Tetradrachm of Ainos with head of Hermes
Mint: Thrace, Ainos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0781.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Hermes to the right in close-fitting cap with beaded border. Hair in loose curls.
Reverse: In incuse square, a goat walking to right.
At right nude boy sitting full front, head to left holding up an ivy twig, to goat.
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. 463); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund