1/6 staterof Samos (?) with roughened surface

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
7th–6th century B.C.


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

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1777.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm.

Accession Number

04.1537

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Irregular pattern (perhaps an eagle standing on an animal?)
Reverse: Irregular surface in incuse square.

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. 1707); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund