Stater of Siphnos with eagle
about 540–525 B.C.
Mint: Siphnos (Aegean Islands)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1294.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Eagle flying to right, one wing above, one below.
Reverse: Incuse square divided by diameters and diagonals.
From a hoard found in the Cyclades (?) in 1889 (?) that included MFA 04.844, 04.918, 04.921, 04.922; 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. 969); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund