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Obol of Antandros with head of Artemis of Astyra

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Obverse: Head of Artemis of Astyra to right, the hair in a small low knot held by a crossed band. Reverse: In incuse square a goat standing to right. Above, [inscription], below, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1039); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 465–450 B.C.

Mint

Antandros, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1625.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.969

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins