Drachm of Byzantion with cow and dolphin

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Byzantion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0798.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.24 gm.

Accession Number

00.194

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: In incuse square, a bull advancing to left on a dolphin.
Inscription above.
Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail square, incuse, the surface thinly dotted.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund