1/6 stater of Samos (?) with roughened surface

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
7th–6th century B.C.


Mint: Ionia (Islands off), Samos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1775.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.89 gm.

Accession Number

04.1534

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Typeless roughened surface.
Reverse: Irregular surface in incuse square.

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. 1704): September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund