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Tetrobol of Byzantion with cow

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Obverse: Cow on dolphin advancing left. Greek letters above cow and monogram between forelegs of cow. Reverse: Incuse square, quartered with surface dotted. (See media screen for monogram and inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: Dr. Elias J. Marsh Collection; gift of Dr. Elias J. Marsh to MFA, May 13, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Elias J. Marsh

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 357–340 B.C.

Mint

Byzantion, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.47 gm.

Accession Number

64.729

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins