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Didrachm of Klazomenai with winged boar

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Obverse: Forepart of boar to right, one curled wing above, one below. Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1078); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Mint

Klazomenai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1847.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.95 gm.

Accession Number

04.1002

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins