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1 1/2 obols (?) of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with kneeling Silenos

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Obverse: Silenos kneeling right on right knee, nude, bearded, with long dotted hair, horse's tail and hooves; right arm drawn back with open hand; left hand resting on thigh. Reverse: Fourpart square incuse.

Provenance

September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–500 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0606.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.698

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins