Drachm of Aegina with turtle
about 530–490 B.C.
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1109.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 6.05 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Sea turtle with smooth shell, a row of dots on the back.
Reverse: Incuse square with four deep and four shallow sections.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund