Obol of Argos with head of wolf

Greek
Hellenistic Period
322–229 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Argos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1227.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.97 gm.

Accession Number

01.5486

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of wolf to right.
Inscription in Greek above.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek within shallow incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund