Obol of Phistelia with male head
Mint: Campania, Phistelia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0044.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.54 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Male head facing three-quarters right, beardless; hair short.
Reverse: Mussel shell above a grain of corn right; below, dolphin left, belly upwards.
Oscan Inscription in retrograde.
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. 15); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund