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Hemiobol of Melos with pomegranate

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Obverse: Pomegranate. Reverse: Incuse square with diagonals.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–480 B.C.

Mint

Melos (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1289A.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.32 gm.

Accession Number

04.920

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins