Didrachm of Athens with astragalos
about 545–515 B.C.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1035.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.83 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Astragalos in a raised linear circle.
Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally.
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)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund