Obol of Argos with head of wolf, struck under Her[...]

Greek
Hellenistic Period
322–229 B.C.


Mint: Argolis (Peloponnesos), Argos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1231.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.84 gm.

Accession Number

95.142

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Wolf’s head to right.
Two Greek letters above.
Reverse: Large A.
Below: a round shield.
Above at left and right: H P

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