1/12 stater of Samos (?) with radiating lines
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
7th–6th century B.C.
Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1779.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 1.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Pattern of rays about three sides of a square.
Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1708); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund