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1/4 obol of Thebes with Boiotian shield

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Obverse: Boiotian shield. Reverse: [inscription] in incuse square. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic or Early Classical Period, 550–480 B.C.

Mint

Thebes, Boiotia (Federal Coinage)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0987.

Dimensions

Diameter: 5 mm. Weight: 0.28 gm.

Accession Number

00.236

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins