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

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Obverse: Silenos squatting left, nude, bearded, long dotted hair; left arm bent at side; three globules, one left, one above right, one below right. Reverse: Square incuse divided diagonally.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Uncertain, Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0607.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.87 gm.

Accession Number

00.147

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins