Triobol (?) of Mende with ithyphallic ass
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Macedonia, Mende
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0549.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.25 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Ithyphallic ass walking to right, left foreleg bent; above, uncertain symbol (head of an eagle to right, or grain of corn?) dotted ground line.
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse divided into eight alternately raised and sunk compartments; raised sections triangular.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling does not list this coin as Greenwell collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund