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Obol of Argos with head of wolf

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Obverse: Head of wolf to right. Above, [inscription]. Reverse: Inscription in shallow incuse square. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 322–229 B.C.

Mint

Argos, Argolis (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1227.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.97 gm.

Accession Number

01.5486

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins