Hemiobol of Kyzikos with forepart of boar

Greek
Late Archaic Period
Early 5th century B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Kyzikos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1573.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.934

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to left; beaded line at edge of body.
Reverse: In incuse square head of lion to left, tongue protruding.
Inscription in upper left corner.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund