Stater of Kydonia (?) with turtle
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Crete, Kydonia (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1280.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Sea turtle with natural divisions of shell indicated.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
From a hoard found in the Cyclades (?) in 1889 (?) that included MFA 04.844, 04.918, 04.921, 04.922; 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. 862); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund