Stater of Caria (?) with two dolphins

Greek
Archaic Period
Early 6th century B.C.


Mint: Caria (?), Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2310.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 12.17 gm.

Accession Number

04.919

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Two dolphins to right, the larger over the smaller.
Reverse: Large and small irregular partite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1403); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund