Stater of Aegina with tortoise
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1115.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.26 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Land tortoise with shell divided into thirteen plates and head turned to right.
Reverse: Incuse divided into compartments.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund