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Drachm of Paros with kneeling goat

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Obverse: A goat kneeling to right on a plain line. Reverse: Rough incuse 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, Archaic Period, 550–500 B.C.

Mint

Paros (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1292.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.51 gm.

Accession Number

01.5637

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins