Obol (?) of Pantikapaion with head of lion
Late Archaic or Classical Period
5th century B.C.
Mint: Tauric Chersonesos, Pantikapaion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1348.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head facing.
Reverse: Inscription in Greek above ram’s head, all in incuse square.
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 by Regling as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund