Hemidrachm of Mantineia with she-bear

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Mantineia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1259.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.69 gm.

Accession Number

04.907

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bear standing to left on double line with cross markings.
Reverse: Inscription in incuse square on either side of irregular projection.
Beaded square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund