Drachm of Paros with goat

Greek
Archaic Period
490–480 B.C.


Mint: Paros (Aegean Islands)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 6.08 gm.

Accession Number

1984.663

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Goat to right, right foreleg bent.
Reverse: Incuse, in four sections.

Provenance

Paros Hoard of 1936; by 1982: with Trad Art (New York 1982 Trad Art Sale); purchased from Trad Art by Jonathan H. Kagan; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, November 21, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan