1 1/2 obols (?) of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with kneeling Silenos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–500 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0606.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.698

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Silenos kneeling right on right knee, nude, bearded, with long dotted hair, horse’s tail and hooves; right arm drawn back with open hand; left hand resting on thigh.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse.

Provenance

September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund