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

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–500 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0607.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.87 gm.

Accession Number

00.147

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Silenos squatting left, nude, bearded, long dotted hair; left arm bent at side.
Three globules, one left, one above right, one below right.
Reverse: Square incuse divided diagonally.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund