Obol (?) of Selymbria with cock

Greek
Early Classical Period
480–450 B.C.


Mint: Thrace, Selymbria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0820.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. weight: 0.76 gm.

Accession Number

04.634

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cock standing to left.
Dotted border.
Reverse: Grain of corn.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Plain border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund