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Drachm of Asia Minor (?) with head of boar

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Obverse: Head of boar to right with small nude man crouching (to left?) on the snout. Reverse: Irregular incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2315.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.1260

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins