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Tetradrachm of Kalchedon with bull

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Obverse: Bull standing to left on ear of wheat. In field, left [monogram]. Above: inscription in Greek. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface granulated. [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 or Early Hellenistic Period, 394–306 B.C.

Mint

Kalchedon, Bithynia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1376.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.06 gm.

Accession Number

01.5520

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins