Obol of Phistelia with the head of nymph
Mint: Campania, Phistelia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0046.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.53 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of nymph facing three-quarters left; hair in straight lines, flying upwards from forehead and outwards on left side of face; necklace of pendants.
Reverse: Lion running left, right foreleg raised; tail high above back.
In exergue, serpent coiled left; dotted ground line.
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. 16); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund