Stater of Dyrrachion with cow and a calf

Greek
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
about 340–280 B.C.


Mint: Illyria, Dyrrachion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0939.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.00 gm.

Accession Number

04.786

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cow to right bending head toward a sucking calf.
Reverse: In slight depression a double flower pattern with double square border. Inscription in Greek and club outside the square.
Plain circle border.

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. 730); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund