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Obol of Phokian League with head of bull

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Obverse: Similar to 95.135, except that the bull's head is smaller and there is a small ring on either side of it. Reverse: Type like 95.135, but no inscription.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 479–421 B.C.

Mint

Daulis (Phokian League), Phokis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0968.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.95 gm.

Accession Number

95.135

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins