Stater of Orchomenos with Boiotian shield, struck under Eu[doros]

Greek
Classical Period
387–374 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia, Orchomenos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1012.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.09 gm.

Accession Number

00.231

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield with an ear of wheat across one end.
Reverse: Amphora with volute handles and fluted shoulder.
Inscriptions above and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund