Obol of Auriol Hoard Class with head of lion
Late Archaic or Classical Period
500–450 B.C. or later
Mint: Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0009.
Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.59 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion’s head left, tongue protruding; beaded line at edge of neck.
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. 1384); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund