1/24 stater with swastika

Greek
Orientalizing and Archaic Periods
7th and 6th centuries B.C.


Mint: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.71 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.754

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Swastika.
Reverse: Irregular incuse square.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America