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Hemiobol of Kyme with head of eagle

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Obverse: Head of eagle to left. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, mill-sail type. (see media screen for inscription)


By date unknown: Ivanoff Collection; 1863: Ivanoff Sale, Cat. Sotheby, no. 235 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1058); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–470 B.C.


Kyme, Aeolis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1648.


Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.49 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins