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Trihemiobol of Teos with seated griffin

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Obverse: Griffin seated right, left foreleg raised. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Reverse: Incuse square, quartered.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic or Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Mint

Teos, Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.36 gm.

Accession Number

65.510

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins