Stater of Teos with griffin

Greek
Archaic Period
520–500 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Teos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1941.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 11.81 gm.

Accession Number

04.1042

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Griffin seated to right, two curled wings raised, left forepaw raised.
In front, irregular knob
Inscription in Greek around.
Plain border.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square, surface rough.

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. 1137); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund