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Coin of Phlious with butting bull

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Obverse: Bull butting left. Reverse: Greek letter with dot on each side. (see media screen for Greek letter)

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 400–360 B.C.

Mint

Phlious, Philiasia (Peloponnesos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 1.67 gm.

Accession Number

65.753

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins