Tetrobol of Ephesos (Arsinoeia) with head of Arsinoe II, struck under Xenokles

Greek
Hellenistic Period
288–281 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Ephesos (Arsinoeia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1828.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.51 gm.

Accession Number

01.5583

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Arsinoë to right, veiled.
Border of small dots.
Reverse: Bow and quiver.
Above and below, inscriptions in Greek.

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