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Tetradrachm of Ainos with head of Hermes

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Obverse: Large head of Hermes facing, wearing petasos with pearled band. Reverse: Goat standing to right, on ground line; at right ornamented rod tripod. Inscription in Greek above at the left. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; December 10, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulaki for $ 750.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 363–360 B.C.

Mint

Ainos, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 067.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.49 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

59.963

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins