Coin of Phaistos with Talos hurling stone
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Crete, Phaistos
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.77 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Talos hurling stone to right.
Reverse: Hound to right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and in exergue.
By date unknown: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; 1949: acquired from Spink & Son by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 1998: year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III