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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.

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, Classical Period, 425–400 B.C.

Mint

Soloi, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.1146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins