Stater of Haliartos with Boiotian shield
Late Archaic Period
about 525–480 B.C.
Mint: Boiotia (Boiotian Confederacy), Haliartos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0984.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Square incuse divided into eight triangles alternately raised and sunk; points of raised triangles truncated; in center, initial of ethnic.
Federal coinage of Boiotia, mint of Haliartos.
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. 770); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund