Tetradrachm of Ainos with head of Hermes
about 413 B.C.
Mint: Thrace, Ainos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 065.
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 16.61 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hermes to right, in close-fitting petasos with row of beads above the brim. Hair curly.
Reverse: Incuse square, within which a goat walks to the right; caduceus at right.
Inscription above goat.
By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,280.-.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour