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Tetrobol of Skyros with fig leaf between two goats

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Obverse: Two goats rampant, back to back with reverted heads. Between them, a three-lobed leaf on stem. Reverse: Stellate pattern.

Provenance

By 1930: Charles Seltman Collection; purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–500 B.C.

Mint

Skyros, Thessaly (Islands off )

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0937.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.90 gm.

Accession Number

30.54

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins