Obol of Skione with Corinthian helmet

Greek
Archaic Period
550–500 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Skione

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0587.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.71 gm.

Accession Number

01.5656

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Uncrested Corinthian helmet with nose protector, to left.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, of the mill-sail pattern.

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