Diobol of Mesembria with helmet

Greek
Classical Period
450–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Mesembria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0817.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.33 gm.

Accession Number

00.195

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Crested Corinthian helmet, full front.
Reverse: Inscription between the four spokes of a wheel, surrounded by rays.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund