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l0-unit piece of Populonia with Gorgoneion

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Obverse: Within circle of dots, Gorgoneion wearing diadem. Below: X. Reverse: Plain.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 400–300 B.C.

Mint

Populonia, Etruria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0021.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.07 gm.

Accession Number

04.289

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins