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Drachm of Tenedos with janiform head

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Obverse: Double head; at left a bearded man laureate; at right a woman with bead necklace, earring, and broad fillet in hair. Reverse: In incuse, double axe; at left below, a bunch of grapes; at right small Nike with wreath in right hand. Around, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list as Greenwell

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 387–300 B.C.

Mint

Tenedos, Troas (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1642.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.44 gm.

Accession Number

04.983

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins