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cn coin 16506

Connected to Type
CN Type 1887 🔍
Mint
Ainos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 474/473-473/472 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Head of Hermes, right, wearing petasus.
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Reverse
Legend
ΑΙΝΙΟΝ
Design
Transverse caduceus within incuse square.
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Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm (triple siglos) 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
25 mm
Weight
15.92 g
Axis
9
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Owner Inventory No.: 58.306
Provenience: By 1907: with Jacob Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 18, May 27ff., 1907, lot 2307; by 1928: with Ars Classica, 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (Ars Classica auction 13, Hôtel <br>Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 27-29, 1928, lot 575); by 1929: with Ars Classica, 31 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland (Ars Classica auction 14, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, July 2, 1929, lot 211); by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection (SNG Lockett, 1938, no. 1151); by 1958: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (Glendining auction of the Lockett Collection, part 6, February 12-13, 1958, lot 1067); purchased at the Glendining auction on behalf of MFA by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., March 13, 1958, for £ 5,354/8/0 (this is the total price of 58.301-58.313) <br>
Reproduction Owner
BBAW, Berlin [de]
Plaster Cast No: AIN_2L_10_001o/r
Citation
May, Ainos, its History and Coinage, 474-341 B.C, London 1950 p. 22, nr. 1a 
Literature
May, Ainos, its History and Coinage, 474-341 B.C, London 1950 p. 19-23, nr. 1, pl. I  
Strack and Münzer, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. 2. Die Münzen der Thraker und der Städte Abdera, Ainos, Anchialos 1. Halbbd., Berlin 1912 p. 155, nr. 254  
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cn coin 16506, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_16506 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/25]
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