Obol of Neapolis with head of Athena
Mint: Campania, Neapolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0028.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.74 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, in crested Athenian helmet; on bowl, scroll and olive branch; hair on forehad looped, on neck long and tied near end.
Reverse: Forepart of bearded man-faced river bull to left.
Inscription in Greek above.
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. 9); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund