Stater of Naxos with kantharos
Late Archaic Period
about 520–490 B.C.
Mint: Naxos (Aegean Islands)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1290.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.50 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Kantharos bound near rim with ivy wreath, ivy leaf above it, and bunch of grapes hanging from each handle.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund