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Obol of Pheneos with head of Hermes

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Obverse: Like 01.5504. Reverse: Like 01.5504, with the letters [Greek letters], instead of caduceus above the ram. [see media screen for inscription]

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, Classical Period, 431–370 B.C.

Mint

Pheneos, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1262.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.79 gm.

Accession Number

01.5505

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins