Diobol of Auriol Hoard Class with head of Athena (?)

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
500–450 B.C. or later


Mint: Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0010.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.36 gm.

Accession Number

04.1234

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena (?) left, wearing helmet without crest, across bowl of which, a dotted line between two plain lines. Dotted round earring. Hair in dots on forehead.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

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. 1375); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund