Stater of Aitolian League with male head

Greek
Hellenistic Period
279–168 B.C.


Mint: Aitolia, Aitolian League

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0951.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.54 gm.

Accession Number

04.794

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Male head (Apollo or Aetolos) to right with laurel wreath interwoven with fillet.
Inscription in Greek below.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Nude warrior standing to left, his right foot on a rock; in his raised right hand is an erect knotted staff, on his neck hangs a petasos, under his left arm is a sword, and his left forearm wrapped in a chlamys rests on his right knee.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and at right. Monogram at left.

Provenance

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

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund