Stater of Haliartos with Boiotian shield

Greek
Archaic Period
550–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Haliartos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0993.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 12.33 gm.

Accession Number

00.227

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield, with the rim divided into eight compartments.
Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail square, incuse.
In center, initial of ethnic.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund