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Didrachm of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with four triple fleurons and head of lion

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Obverse: Four triple fleurons, radiating from central point within circle; in three intervening spaces, a circle with a dot in the center, in the fourth, the head of a lion with jaws open, towards center. Reverse: square incuse divided diagonally.

Provenance

Greenwell Collection. Purchased of Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0604.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm.

Accession Number

04.1196

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins