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. 0968.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.95 gm.

Accession Number

95.135

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Similar to 95.135, except that the bull’s head is smaller and there is a small ring on either side of it.
Reverse: Type like 95.135, but no inscription.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund