Obol of Phokian League with head of bull

Greek
Classical Period
479–421 B.C.


Mint: Phokis, Daulis (Phokian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0967.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.97 gm.

Accession Number

04.799

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of bull, full front.
Inscription in Greek in field.
Reverse: In incuse square the front part of a running boar to right.
Inscription in Greek at left.

Provenance

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. 751); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund