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Fractional obol of Soloi with head of Amazon

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Obverse: Head of Amazon to left, in pointed cap with wing; hair on forehead dotted; pointed earring (?). Reverse: Bunch of grapeds on stem; on left, tendril downwards from stem.


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, Classical Period, 425–400 B.C.


Soloi, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2126.


Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.24 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins