Obol of Phlious with forepart of bull

Greek
Classical Period
431–400 B.C.


Mint: Philiasia (Peloponnesos), Phlious

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1166.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.95 gm.

Accession Number

04.859

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of bull charging to right on beaded line.
Reverse: In the center the Greek letter koppa with a dot in each corner of the incuse square.

Provenance

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. 895); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund