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Drachm of Antandros with head of Artemis of Astyra

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Obverse: Head of Artemis of Astyra to right. Hair bound by a crossed cord or fillet. Reverse: Goat standing to left. Both in shallow incuse space. [inscription]. [see media screen for inscription]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–450 B.C.

Mint

Antandros, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1622.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.80 gm.

Accession Number

01.5543

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins