Diobol of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
440–420 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Thourioi (Thurium)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0136.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.14 gm.

Accession Number

04.363

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right in crested Athenian helmet; with necklace; dotted truncation.
Magistrate’s initial above.
Reverse: Bull walking left on plain ground line.
Inscription in Greek above bull.
Fish to left below.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund