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. 0611.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.87 gm.

Accession Number

00.145

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Goose standing right, head left, left leg raised.
Above left, a salamander swimming downwards.
Below, a circle with a dot in its center.
Dotted ground line enclosed in plain border.
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