Stater of Poseidion with three dolphins and flower
about 500 B.C.
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Poseidion (Karpathos)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2010.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 13.71 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Two dolphins, one above the other, upper one left, lower one right; below, small dolphin right, in both upper corners, flower downwards.
Dotted square border within plain square border.
Reverse: Two oblong incuses, divided by wide vertical band.
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. 1181); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund