Obol of Orchomenos with corn grain

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
550–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia, Orchomenos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0991.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.

Accession Number

00.229

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sprouting grain of wheat.
At right: E.
Reverse: E in incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund