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Obol of Thelpousa with head of Demeter

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Obverse: Like 01.5509 (which has been deaccessioned). Reverse: Like 01.5509. [see media screen for inscriptions]

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, 400–370 B.C.

Mint

Thelpousa, Arkadia (Peloponnesos)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1273.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.80 gm.

Accession Number

01.5510

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins