Hemidrachm of Kalchedon with forepart of bull

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
394–306 B.C.


Mint: Bithynia, Kalchedon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1377.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.80 gm.

Accession Number

04.928

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of bull standing to left, head full front.
Below head, a star. Inscription in Greek above.
Reverse: Three ears of wheat from one stalk, trident form.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund