Didrachm of Klazomenai with winged boar
Late Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1847.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Forepart of boar to right, one curled wing above, one below.
Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1078); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund