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1/3 stater of Asia Minor with head of boar

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Obverse: Head of boar to right with tusk; opposite it are nose and tusk of second boar. Reverse: Double incuse square, irregular surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Note that Regling lists this as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1760.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 4.63 gm.

Accession Number

04.1561

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins