Stater of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
446–426 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1001.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 11.72 gm.

Accession Number

00.237

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: In incuse square youthful Herakles, nude, stooping to right, and stringing his bow over his left leg.
At right a club.
Inscription in Greek at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund