l0-unit piece of Populonia with Gorgoneion

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
400–300 B.C.


Mint: Etruria, Populonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0021.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.289

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Within circle of dots, Gorgoneion wearing diadem.
Below: X.
Reverse: Plain.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund