Tristater of the Edones with herdsman and oxen, struck under Getas
Late Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.
Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, The Edones
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2327.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 28.62 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Nude bearded man, wearing petasos, and carrying two spears, walks to right between two oxen. Head of the farther one raised.
Plain exergual line.
Inscription in Greek behind man’s head and below exergual line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Incuse square, within which a quadripartite, dotted square, surrounded by inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund