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Hemidrachm of Phokian League, mint of Daulis, with head of bull

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Obverse: Head of bull, full front. Reverse: In incuse square female head (Artemis) to right, with fillet in hair and plain necklace. Eye facing. In corners, Greek inscription.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Daulis, Phokis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0963.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.92 gm.

Accession Number

04.797

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins