Obol of Phlious with forepart of bull

Greek
Classical Period
431–400 B.C.


Mint: Philiasia (Peloponnesos), Phlious

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1167.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.81 gm.

Accession Number

01.5478

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of bull, butting to left.
Reverse: Greek letter in the center with four pellets in the corners.
Round incuse.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund