Stater of Thebes with Boiotian shield

Greek
Classical Period
446–426 B.C.


Mint: Boiotia (Federal Coinage), Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1003.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.820

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Boiotian shield.
Reverse: In incuse square nude bearded Herakles advancing to right, tripod in left hand, club in raised right hand.
Inscription in Greek at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund