Obol of Auriol Hoard Class with head of lion

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


Mint: Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0008.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.60 gm.

Accession Number

04.1242

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of lion to left, jaws open, tongue protruding; truncation dotted.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse.

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. 1383); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund