Diobol of Elaia with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
450–440 B.C.


Mint: Aeolis, Elaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1645.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.989

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to left in crested Athenian helmet.
Reverse: In incuse square, a wreath.
Inscription in Greek in corners outside the wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling does not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund