Hemidrachm of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
426–387 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1008.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.48 gm.

Accession Number

95.124

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Kantharos
Above it, club, at the left an axe.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund