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Drachm of Tanagra with Boiotian shield

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Obverse: Boiotian shield. T in one side opening. Reverse: T within two opposite incuses. Square incuse with alternately raised and sunk compartments like a Maltese cross.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 550–480 B.C.

Mint

Tanagra, Boiotia (Federal Coinage)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0988.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 6.07 gm.

Accession Number

00.233

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins