Diobol of Aineia with head of Aineias

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Aineia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0514.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.27 gm.

Accession Number

01.5438

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Aineias to right, bearded, with long, dotted hair, and wearing a crested Corinthian helmet.
Reverse: Quadripartite inuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund