Obol (litra?) of Messana with leaping hare

Greek
Classical Period
460–430 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Messana (Zankle)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0289.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.62 gm.

Accession Number

92.18

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Hare leaping right.
Reverse: Inscription within olive wreath.
Round incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, January 6,1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury