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Stater of Aitolian League with male head

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Obverse: Male head in profile to right, wearing oak-wreath intertwined with fillet. Below, [inscription]. Whole surounded with dots. Reverse: Greek inscription. Nude young warrior, standing profile to left, leaning upon his spear with his right hand and resting his right foot upon a rock. ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 250–225 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Aitolia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0949.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.55 gm.

Accession Number

97.405

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins