Tetradrachm of Etruria with cuttlefish

Greek
Classical Period
about 420 B.C.


Mint: Etruria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.14 gm.

Accession Number

65.1290

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cuttlefish emerging from amphora.
Below: X. Linear circle around.
Reverse: Plain.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Jameson Collection (catalogue, Paris, 1913, no. 22 as 2nd known specimen); by date unknown: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; October 13, 1965: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. AG

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour