Stater of Soloi with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
425–400 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Soloi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2125.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.46 gm.

Accession Number

04.1145

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right in crested Attic helmet on which is running griffin; hair on forehead in tight waves, in long queue below neck.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse circle an incuse square with bunch of grapes.
Inscription in Greek outside the square.
Beaded border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Whittall Collection; 1884: Sotheby Sale of the Whittall Collection, no. 1267 (according to Regling and Brett): 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. 1263): September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund