Obol of Orchomenos with corn grain
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Boiotia, Orchomenos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0992.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Sprouting grain of wheat.
Reverse: Inscription within square incuse of Aeginetic pattern (according to entry 992 in the Brett catalogue).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund