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. 1228.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.

Accession Number

95.141

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of a wolf, profile to right.
Reverse: Within incuse square: large A. Under it a club.
Above: Greek letter at left and right.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund