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Hemidrachm of Phokian League with head of bull

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Obverse: Head of a bull in front view. Reverse: Head of Artemis to left with long dotted hair and dotted necklace. Hair turned up at back. Inscription in Greek. All within incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–479 B.C.

Mint

Daulis (Phokian League), Phokis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0962.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.03 gm.

Accession Number

11.1785

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins