Stater of Naxos with kantharos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 520–490 B.C.


Mint: Naxos (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1290.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.50 gm.

Accession Number

01.5516

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Kantharos bound near rim with ivy wreath, ivy leaf above it, and bunch of grapes hanging from each handle.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund