1/4 obol of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Archaic or Early Classical Period
550–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0987.

Dimensions

Diameter: 5 mm. Weight: 0.28 gm.

Accession Number

00.236

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Initial of ethnic within incuse square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund