3/4 obol of Delphoi with head of Delphos

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
490–479 B.C.


Mint: Phokis, Delphoi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0975.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.54 gm.

Accession Number

04.804

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of African to right; hair in close curls.
Reverse: In incuse square, head of bearded goat full front.
Greek letters at sides.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund