Coin of Boiotia with Boiotian shield

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 338–315 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage)

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

65.733

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Ornamented trident.
In field right, dolphin upwards (?).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour