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Obol (?) of Selymbria with cock

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Obverse: Cock standing to left; dotted border. Reverse: Grain of corn, border. Above and below, [inscription]. Plain. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed by Regling as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–450 B.C.

Mint

Selymbria, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0820.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. weight: 0.76 gm.

Accession Number

04.634

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins