Drachm of Athens with wheel

Greek
Archaic Period
about 545–515 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1036.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm.

Accession Number

04.833

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Four spoked wheel.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

[Wappenmünzen series]

Provenance

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. 803); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund