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Stater of Pantikapaion with head of Pan

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Obverse: Head of Pan left, with pointed ears, wearing ivy wreath. Reverse: Winged lion-griffin with horns, carrying spear in mouth and standing on an ear of corn. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Daniel Kellad, 183 Liberty Avenue, Jersey City, N.J.; March 7, 1929: purchased by MFA from Daniel Kellad for $ 375.00

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 340–325 B.C.

Mint

Pantikapaion, Tauric Chersonesos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1350.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.50 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

29.804

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins