Obol of Itanos with head of Athena

Greek
Late Classical Period
350 B.C.


Mint: Crete, Itanos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1278.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.86 gm.

Accession Number

04.912

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to left in crested Athenian helmet, on which is double scroll.
Reverse: Eight pointed star.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund