Tetradrachm of Kos wtih discus-thrower (diskobolos)
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2016.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 15.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diskobolos standing full front, head to left, body bent to left and discus raised in right hand for throwing, left hand also raised.
At left a tripod, inscription in Greek at right.
Reverse: In incuse square, a crab.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren;
purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September 1904
Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund