Stater of Ionian Revolt with forepart of bull

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500–490 B.C.


Mint: Islands off Ionia, Samos (probably)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1815.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 14.05 gm.

Accession Number

04.1553

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of bull to right, head to left.
Beaded line at edge of body.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Electrum stater of the Ionian Revolt (498-494 B.C.).

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. 1725); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund