Hemidrachm of Tanagra with Boiotian shield

Greek
Archaic Period
600–550 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Tanagra

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0983.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.814

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Millsail incuse square; a T on two of the raised triangles (according to
Brett catalogue entry no. 983).

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund