Hemiobol of Melos with pomegranate

Greek
Archaic Period
520–480 B.C.


Mint: Melos (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1289A.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.32 gm.

Accession Number

04.920

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pomegranate.
Reverse: Incuse square with diagonals.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund