Stater of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
550–480 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0994.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 12.52 gm.

Accession Number

04.817

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield, with rim in ten sections.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.
Inscription in center (initial of ethnic according to Brett catalogue entry no. 994)..

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund