Diobol or Triobol (?) of Skyros with confronted foreparts of two goats
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–470 (?) B.C.
Mint: Thessaly (Islands off), Skyros
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 087.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.38 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Protomes of two goats, facing.
Reverse: Quatrefoil with central dot, and dots between leaves.
By 1957: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (Glendining auction October 4, 1957, lot 137); purchased at the auction on behalf of MFA by Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., December 12, 1957 for £ 277- (this figure is the total price for 57.716-722)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour