Stater of Haliartos with Boiotian shield

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 525–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Boiotian Confederacy), Haliartos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0984.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.810

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund