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Obol of Phokian League with head of bull

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Obverse: Head of bull, full front. In field, [inscription]. Reverse: In incuse square the front part of a running boar to right. At left, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscriptions)


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. 751); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 479–421 B.C.


Daulis (Phokian League), Phokis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0967.


Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 0.97 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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