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cn coin 53991

Connected to Type
CN Type 1894 🔍
Mint
Ainos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
c. 466/465-464/463 BC
Classical Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Head of Hermes, right, wearing petasus.
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Reverse
Legend
ΑΙΝΙ
Design
Goat standing right, in incuse square.
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Symbol
boar's head (position: at the bottom right)
Metrology
Denomination
drachm (siglos) 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
15 mm
Weight
4.08 g
Owner
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, us  
Owner Inventory No.: 04.606
Provenience: By date unknown: James Whittall Collection; by 1884: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the James Whittall Collection, July 10ff., 1884, lot 270 [not illustrated]); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 462); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Public Commentary
Boar's head described as calw's head in the Boston online entry.
Literature
May, Ainos, its History and Coinage, 474-341 B.C, London 1950 p. 34, nr. 21, pl. VII  
Strack and Münzer, Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. 2. Die Münzen der Thraker und der Städte Abdera, Ainos, Anchialos 1. Halbbd., Berlin 1912 p. 160, nr. 276  
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cn coin 53991, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_53991 [Last downloaded: 2024/05/26]
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