Obol of Auriol Hoard Class with Gorgoneion
Late Archaic or Classical Period
500–450 B.C. or later
Mint: Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0017.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.58 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Gorgoneion, tongue protruding.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.
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. 1382); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund