Hemidrachm of Argos with forepart of wolf

Greek
Classical Period
468–421 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Argos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1222.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.97 gm.

Accession Number

04.896

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of crouching wolf to left.
Reverse: Inscription in incuse square with double depression above.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund