Stater of Siphnos with eagle

Greek
Archaic Period
about 540–525 B.C.


Mint: Siphnos (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1294.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.922

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Eagle flying to right, one wing above, one below.
Reverse: Incuse square divided by diameters and diagonals.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund