Diobol (?) of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with goose and salamander

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–500 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0609.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.90 gm.

Accession Number

00.144

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Goose standing right, head left.
Above left, a salamander swimming downwards.
Letter below.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Fourpart incuse square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund