Stater of Thera with two dolphins
about 525/520–500 B.C..
Mint: Thera (Aegean Islands)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1296.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 12.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Two dolphins, one over the other, upper one to left, lower to right.
Reverse: Incuse square divided by diameters and diagonals.
From a hoard found in the Cyclades (?) in 1889 (?) that included MFA 04.844, 04.918, 04.921, 04.922; 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. 971); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund