Hemidrachm of Phokian League, mint of Daulis, with head of bull

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–479 B.C.


Mint: Phokis, Daulis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0963.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.92 gm.

Accession Number

04.797

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of bull, full front.
Reverse: In incuse square female head (Artemis) to right, with fillet in hair and plain necklace. Eye facing.
In corners, Greek inscription.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund