Stater of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
456–446 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia, Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0996.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 12.15 gm.

Accession Number

04.819

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: In incuse square amphora with volute handles.
Inscription below.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund