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1/2 stater of Asia Minor with roughened surface

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Obverse: Irregular, unfinished surface. Reverse: Three incuse sinkings; one oblong between two rectangles.

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; November 17, 1937: Anonymous gift to MFA. in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Late Orientalizing or Early Archaic Period, about 650–600 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1748.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 6.98 gm.

Accession Number

37.1164

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins