Obol of Rhegion with head of lion

Greek
Classical Period
430–387 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Rhegion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0207.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.74 gm.

Accession Number

04.413

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head facing.
At left, olive twig.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Olive spray right, two leaves and three berries.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Border of dots.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund