Stater of Aegina with turtle

Greek
Archaic Period
about 625–490 B.C.


Mint: Aegina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1110.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 12.26 gm.

Accession Number

03.966

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sea turtle with row of dots in center of shell, line at top of shell straight.
Reverse: Incuse with five triangular depressions.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900