Obol of Orchomenos with sprouting corn grain
Mint: Boiotia, Orchomenos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0990.
Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.04 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Sprouting corn grain.
Reverse: Square incuse irregularly divided into raised and sunk compartments.
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. 772); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund