Hemidrachm of Phokian League with head of bull

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


Mint: Phokis, Daulis (Phokian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0962.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.03 gm.

Accession Number

11.1785

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of a bull in front view.
Reverse: Head of Artemis to left with long dotted hair and dotted necklace.
Hair turned up at back.
Inscription in Greek around.
All within incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund