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Drachm of Thebes with Boiotian shield

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Obverse: Boiotian shield. Reverse: Incuse cross with pointed ends. [inscription] in opposite branches.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 600–550 B.C.

Mint

Thebes, Boiotia (Federal Coinage)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0979.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 6.04 gm.

Accession Number

00.234

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins