Hemidrachm of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
426–395 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1009.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.73 gm.

Accession Number

04.826

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: In incuse square a kantharos with club above,
Inscription in Greek at left and right below.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund