Obol of Auriol Hoard Class with Gorgoneion

Greek
Late Archaic or Classical Period
500–450 B.C. or later


Mint: Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0017.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.58 gm.

Accession Number

04.1241

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Gorgoneion, tongue protruding.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1382); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund