Diobol of Miletos with forepart of lion

Greek
Early Classical Period
478 B.C. and later


Mint: Ionia, Miletos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1884.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.22 gm.

Accession Number

04.1031

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of lion to left, mouth open; tongue protruding.
Reverse: In incuse square, four-part star-flower.

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. 1124); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund