Diobol of Eretria with cow scratching head
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Euboia, Eretria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1026.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Cow with long horns standing to right, scratching head with right hindhoof.
Between legs: Greek letter.
Reverse: In incuse square an octopus.
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. 794); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund