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Tetrobol of Ainos with head of Hermes

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Obverse: Head of Hermes, front view, a little to left, with petasos and flowing locks. Reverse: [inscription]. at top. A goat standing to right. In field a bee. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased from Edward Perry Warren by MFA

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 412–365 B.C.

Mint

Ainos, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0789.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.59 gm.

Accession Number

09.269

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins