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Hemidrachm of Kalchedon with forepart of bull

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Obverse: Forepart of bull standing to left, head full front. Below head, a star. Above, [inscription]. Reverse: Three ears of wheat from one stalk, trident form. (see media screen for inscription)


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 394–306 B.C.


Kalchedon, Bithynia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1377.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.80 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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