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Hemidrachm of Argos with forepart of wolf, struck under Hieron

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Obverse: Forepart of wolf crouching to left. Reverse: In incuse square a large A. At sides, [inscription]. Below an eagle, wings closed, standing to right on a thunderbolt. (see media screen for inscriptions)


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 322–229 B.C.


Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1230.


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.40 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins