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Drachm of Lampsakos with janiform female head

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Obverse: Janiform female head wearing taenia and earring. Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, at left caduceus, all within incuse.

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 360 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.23 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1970.65

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins