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Diobol of Aineia with head of Aineias

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Obverse: Head of Aineias to right, bearded, with long, dotted hair, and wearing a crested Corinthian helmet. Dotted truncation and border of dots. Reverse: Quadripartite inuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510 B.C.

Mint

Aineia, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0514.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.27 gm.

Accession Number

01.5438

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins