Stater of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with sphinx

Greek
Archaic Period
Late 6th century B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 13.35 gm.

Accession Number

1994.233

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sphinx seated right on groundline.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, NY 11778; October 26, 1994: purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour