Coin of Phokian League with head of bull

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 357–346 B.C.


Mint: Phokis, Phokian League

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 mm. Weight: 2.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.731

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull’s head facing, bound with sacrificial fillet.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath: inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour