Didrachm of Athens with astragalos

Greek
Archaic Period
about 545–515 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1035.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.83 gm.

Accession Number

11.1787

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Astragalos in a raised linear circle.
Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally.

[Wappenmünzen series]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund