Obol of Pharkadon with horse
Mint: Thessaly, Pharkadon
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0919.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.86 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horse walking to right.
Reverse: In incuse square Athena stands to right, her right hand on her right hip, left hand holding spear, and shield resting against her side. She wears long chiton, aegis, and created helmet.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Moore Sale (Cat. Sotheby, no. 259, according to Regling and Brett); 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. 717); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund