Hemidrachm of Phokian League with head of bull

Greek
Classical Period
479–421 B.C.


Mint: Phokis, Daulis (Phokian League)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0964.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

Accession Number

00.223

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull’s head, full front.
Reverse: In incuse square: female head to right, with her hair twisted around a narrow fillet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund