Obverse: Head of Protesilaos to right, helmeted. Inscription in Greek runs retrograde along the crest (mostly obliterated). Scrollwork on bowl of helmet. Reverse: Stern of a galley in an incuse square. Inscription in Greek within the incuse square. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)
By date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Adolph Hess AG, Haldenstrasse 5, Lucerne, Switzerland (Hess-Leu auction, Hotel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, April 7, 1960, lot 136); purchased at the Hess-Leu auction by Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; November 9, 1960: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 1,600.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Greek, Early Classical Period, about 480–470 B.C.