Drachm of Aegina with turtle

Greek
Archaic Period
about 530–490 B.C.


Mint: Aegina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1109.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 6.05 gm.

Accession Number

04.843

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sea turtle with smooth shell, a row of dots on the back.
Reverse: Incuse square with four deep and four shallow sections.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund