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Diobol of Paphos with standing bull, struck under Stasandros

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Obverse: Bull standing to left, above, winged solar disk (off flan); border of dots. Reverse: In incuse square, an eagle standing to left, wings closed. Above at right, an ivy leaf downwards; below at left, a one-handled vase. Possible traces of inscription at left.

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. 1279); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450 B.C.

Mint

Paphos, Cyprus

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2141.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.63 gm.

Accession Number

04.1156

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins