Drachm of Asia Minor (?) with head of boar

Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Mint: Asia Minor (?), Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2315.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.1260

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of boar to right with small nude man crouching to left on the snout.
Reverse: Irregular incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund