Obol of the Perrhaiboi with horse

Greek
Classical Period
465–420 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Oloösson (the Perrhaiboi)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0916.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.84 gm.

Accession Number

11.1784

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse prancing left, with dangling rein.
Reverse: Athena kneeling on right knee, right, with Athenian helmet, spear and shield.
Inscription in Greek in field.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund