Tetradrachm of Kalchedon with bull

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
394–306 B.C.


Mint: Bithynia, Kalchedon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1376.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.06 gm.

Accession Number

01.5520

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull standing to left on ear of wheat.
In field, left [monogram]. Above: inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface granulated.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund