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Hemidrachm of Tanagra with Boiotian shield

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Obverse: Boiotian shield. Reverse: Millsail incuse square; a T on two of the raised spaces.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 600–550 B.C.

Mint

Tanagra, Boiotia (Federal Coinage)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0983.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 2.90 gm.

Accession Number

04.814

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins