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Diobol of Ainos with head of Hermes

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Obverse: Head of Hermes right, wearing petasos. Reverse: Goat standing right. At right, a club downwards. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 430–412 B.C.

Mint

Ainos, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0777.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.30 gm.

Accession Number

11.1772

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins