Stater of Aegina with turtle
about 625–490 B.C.
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1106.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 12.30 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Sea turtle with smooth shell; row of eight dots down the middle;
head turned to left.
Reverse: Incuse square divided into eight sections, four deeper than the others.
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