Obol of the Oitaioi (Oeta) with head of lion

Greek
Classical Period
400–344 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, The Oitaioi (Oeta)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0910.

Dimensions

Diameter: 171 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.

Accession Number

10.243

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head to left with spearhead in mouth.
Reverse: Bow and quiver.
Inscription in Greek below.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund