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Coin of Gergis with head of Sibyl Herophile

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Obverse: Head of Sibyl Herophile, laureate and wearing necklace. Reverse: Sphinx seated right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Gergis, Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 mm. Weight: 1.41 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

64.1392

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins