Tetrobol of Akanthos with forepart of bull

Greek
Classical Period
430–390 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Akanthos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0535.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.38 gm.

Accession Number

00.156

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of a bull, kneeling to left on left foreleg, head three-quarters right.
Border of dots.
Inscription in Greek above.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse with smooth surfaces.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund