Stater of Ionian Revolt with sow

Greek
Late Archaic Period
498–494 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos (Ionian Revolt), Methymna

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1814.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 14.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.1560

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sow walking to the right.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Coinage 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. 1732); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund