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Obol of Auriol Hoard Class with female head

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Obverse: Female head right with elongated sakkos (?), across which, dotted line between two plain lines; disk earring; truncation dotted. Reverse: Irregular incuse square.

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. 1380); Septenber 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Classical Period, 500–450 B.C. or later

Mint

Gaul (Auriol Hoard Class)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0015.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.72 gm.

Accession Number

04.1239

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins