Hemidrachm of Orchomenos with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
387–374 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia, Orchomenos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1013.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.83 gm.

Accession Number

00.232

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Greek inscription within wreath of wheat.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund