Stater of Aitolian League with head of Artemis

Greek
Hellenistic Period
279–168 B.C.


Mint: Aitolia, Aitolian League

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0952.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.27 gm.

Accession Number

00.218

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Artemis to right, laureate, and with bow and quiver at shoulder.
Traces of inscription behind.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Aitolia, dressed like Artemis, with short chiton, chlamys and high shoes, seated to right upon a pile of Gallic shields.
To left, two monograms, not decipherable; to right a trophy of Gallic arms.
Inscription at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund