Didrachm of Klazomenai with winged boar

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1847.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.95 gm.

Accession Number

04.1002

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar to right, one curled wing above, one below.
Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1078); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund