Obol of Syracuse with head of Arethusa
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Sicily, Syracuse
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 031.
Diameter: 10.5 mm. Weight: 0.59 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Arethusa to right, wearing earring, necklace, and diadem. Border of dots.
Reverse: Wheel with four spokes.
Inscription in Greek within spokes of wheel.
By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; November 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 35-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour