Stater of Aegina with turtle

Greek
Archaic Period
about 625–490 B.C.


Mint: Aegina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1106.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 12.30 gm.

Accession Number

01.5454

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund