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Obol of the Oitaioi (Oeta) with head of lion

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Obverse: Lion's head to left with spearhead in mouth. Reverse: OITA below. Bow and quiver.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–344 B.C.

Mint

The Oitaioi (Oeta), Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0910.

Dimensions

Diameter: 171 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.

Accession Number

10.243

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins