Obol of Auriol Hoard Class with head of lion
Late Archaic or Classical Period
500–450 B.C. or later
Mint: Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0008.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of lion to left, jaws open, tongue protruding; truncation dotted.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse.
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. 1383); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund