Obol of Heraia with head of Hera
Late Archaic Period
510–500 B.C. or later
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Heraia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1236.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hera, with stephane and veil over back of head.
Eye full front.
Reverse: Inscription in incuse square.
Beaded square border.
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. 953); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund