Diobol of Paphos with standing bull, struck under Stasandros

Greek
Classical Period
450 B.C.


Mint: Cyprus, Paphos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2141.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.63 gm.

Accession Number

04.1156

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull standing to left.
Above, winged solar disk (off flan).
Border of dots.
Reverse: In incuse square, an eagle standing to left, wings closed.
Above at right, an ivy leaf downwards; below at left, a one-handled vase.
Possible traces of inscription at left.

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. 1279); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund