Obol of Aegina with tortoise
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1118.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.94 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Tortoise with shell divided naturally into thirteen plates.
At left and right: A I
Reverse: Incuse divided into compartments with Greek letter in the upper left section.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund