Stater of Koressia with cuttlefish

Greek
Archaic Period
about 510–480 B.C. (see published references)


Mint: Keos (Aegean Islands), Koressia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1289.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.916

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cuttlefish.
At right dolphin, head up.
Reverse: Incuse square with diagonals and diameters.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund