Drachm of Tanagra with Boiotian shield

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
550–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Tanagra

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0988.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 6.07 gm.

Accession Number

00.233

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
T in one side opening.
Reverse: Square incuse with alternately raised and sunk compartments like a Maltese cross.
T within two opposite incuses.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund