Stater of Ioulis with bunch of grapes and a dolphin

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 515–480 B.C.


Mint: Keos (Aegean Islands), Ioulis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1286.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 12.26 gm.

Accession Number

04.917

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Triangular bunch of grapes with extra grapes at left.
At right, a dolphin head down.
Reverse: Incuse square divided by broad diagonal lines.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund