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Stater of Aegina with turtle

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Obverse: Sea turtle with row of dots in center of shell, line at top of shell straight. Reverse: Incuse with five triangular depressions.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Archaic Period, about 625–490 B.C.

Mint

Aegina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1110.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 12.26 gm.

Accession Number

03.966

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins