Hemiobol of Kyme with head of eagle

Greek
Early Classical Period
480–470 B.C.


Mint: Aeolis, Kyme

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1648.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.49 gm.

Accession Number

04.987

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of eagle to left.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type.

Provenance

By date unknown: Ivanoff Collection; 1863: Ivanoff Sale, Cat. Sotheby, no. 235 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1058); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund