Obol of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
458–456 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0995.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.96 gm.

Accession Number

04.818

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Amphora in incuse square.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund