Obol of Aphrodisias with head of Aphrodite
Mint: Cilicia, Aphrodisias
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2111.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.76 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Aphrodite facing, without neck; with hair in thick, wavy tresses, and earrings with three pendants.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Sphinx seated to left, with rounded wing in three sections; wearing polos, earring and necklace.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund