Stater of Teos with griffin

Greek
Archaic Period
520–500 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Teos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1938.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 11.86 gm.

Accession Number

04.1040

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Griffin with curled wing seated to right on beaded line, left forepaw raised.
In front, vine with grapes.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface irregular.

Provenance

By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Moore Sale, Sotheby Cat., no. 380 (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. 1134); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund