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Obol of Neandreia with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo laureate to right, short hair. Reverse: In incuse square, ram walking to right. [inscription] in field. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 420–400 B.C.

Mint

Neandreia, Troas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1634.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.976

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins