1/6 stater of Asia Minor with striated surface

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
about 650–600 B.C. B.C.


Mint: Asia Minor, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1751.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 2.33 gm.

Accession Number

01.5557

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Striated surface. Coin roughly oval in shape.
Reverse: Rough oblong incuse, divided.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund