Obol of Pheneos with head of Hermes
Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Pheneos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1263.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.90 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of youthful Hermes to right, wearing a chlamys, and with his petasos hanging at his neck.
Reverse: Ram standing to right on a plain exergual line.
Above, a caduceus.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund