Stater of Kos with crab
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2013.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.31 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Reverse: Large incuse square with diameter lines and one diagonal beside small irregular quadripartite incuse square.
From a hoard probably found in the Cyclades in 1889 (?) (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1184); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund