Tetrobol of Dikaia with head of nymph

Greek
Classical Period
450–440 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Dikaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0803.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.33 gm.

Accession Number

00.188

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head to left, with hair rolled up behind and bound by a narrow diadem.
Reverse: Head and neck of a bull to right.
Inscription in Greek.
All within an incuse square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund