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Diobol of Klazomenai with forepart of winged boar

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Obverse: Forepart of boar jumping to right, one curled wing above, one below. Reverse: In incuse square, head of Athena to right, in Corinthian helmet; hair in knot.

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. 1081); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500–480 B.C.

Mint

Klazomenai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1849.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.34 gm.

Accession Number

04.943

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins