Diobol of Sybaris with bull

Greek
Archaic Period
540–519 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Sybaris

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0131.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.16 gm.

Accession Number

04.359

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull standing right, head left.
Dotted ground line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Amphora, incuse.
Striated border.

Provenance

Ex Sotheby auction, 1899, lot 17 (according to Brett, Catalogue, no. 131); 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. 99); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund