Stater of Side with pomegranate

Greek
Classical Period
460–440 B.C.


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2103.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.43 gm.

Accession Number

04.1128

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pomegranate on stem.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Head of Athena to right, in Corinthian crested helmet; hair in a series of short, twisted curls. Truncation dotted.
Above right, an olive sprig upwards.
Square incuse.

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. 1241); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund