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Trihemiobol of Lampsakos with janiform female head

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Obverse: Double female head with stephane and earring; hair represented by dots. Reverse: Head of Athena to right in Corinthian helmet, hair loose below. Around, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 400–300 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1603.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.955

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins