1/12 stater of Samos (?) with tetraskeles

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1780.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 1.38 gm.

Accession Number

04.1539

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tetraskeles left with globules between legs, surrounded by irregular lines.
Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.

Provenance

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. 1709); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund