Hemidrachm of Aitolian League with head of Aitolia

Greek
Hellenistic Period
279–168 B.C.


Mint: Aitolia, Aitolian League

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0953.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm.

Accession Number

97.413

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Aetolia to right, wearing earring and petasos.
Greek inscription behind the head.
Reverse: Boar at bay, to right.
Inscriptions in Greek above and between the hindlegs.
In exergue, a spearhead, pointing to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund