Stater of Pharai with Boiotian shield

Greek
Archaic Period
550–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Pharai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0985.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.15 gm.

Accession Number

04.813

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse with inscription in center.

Provenance

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. 774); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund