Triobol of Korkyra with amphora

Greek
Late Archaic Period
Early 5th century B.C.


Mint: Epiros (Islands off), Korkyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 2.91 gm.

Accession Number

1983.358

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Amphora.
Reverse: Within incuse, star with eight rays.

Provenance

By 1981: with Ariadne Galleries Inc., 970 Madison Avenue, New York 10021 (Ariadne Galleries auction, The Quadrille Ballroom, St. Moritz on the Park, 50 Central Park South, New York 10019, December 9, 1981, lot 144); purchased from Ariadne Galleries Inc. by Jonathan H. Kagan; gift of Johathan H. Kagan to MFA, September 14, 1983

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan