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Tetrobol (?) of Thraco-Macedonian mint with kneeling bull

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Obverse: Bull kneeling on right knee to right with head turned back. Flower above. Dotted exergual line and border. Reverse: Within octagonal incuse a crested Corinthian helmet to right.


By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Uncertain, Thrace or Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0613.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.31 gm. Die Axis: 9

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins