Obol of Athens with wheel

Greek
Archaic Period
590–530 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1037.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.78 gm.

Accession Number

00.240

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Wheel of four spokes.
Reverse: Incuse square, roughly quartered.

[Wappenmünzen series]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund