Obol (?) of Dikaia with hen

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–490 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Dikaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0802.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.69 gm.

Accession Number

04.633

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cock standing to right on beaded line.
Reverse: In incuse square the head of bearded Herakles to right with lion’s skin.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund