Diobol of Klazomenai with forepart of winged boar

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Klazomenai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1849.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.34 gm.

Accession Number

04.943

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to right, one curled wing above, one below.
Reverse: In incuse square, head of Athena to right, in Corinthian helmet; hair in knot.

Provenance

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. 1081); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund