Obol of Kleitor with head of Athena
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Kleitor
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1258.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to left, with long, loose hair and crested Attic helmet.
Reverse: Bridled horse, with loose rein, prancing to right.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund