Fractional obol of Soloi with head of Amazon

Greek
Classical Period
425–400 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Soloi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2126.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.1146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Amazon to left, in pointed cap with wing; hair on forehead dotted; pointed earring (?).
Reverse: Bunch of grapes on stem; on left, tendril downwards from stem.

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