Obol of Thespiai with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
about 387–374 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia, Thespiai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1014.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.91 gm.

Accession Number

95.125

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Crescent.
Greek inscription above.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund