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Stater of Andros with amphora

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Obverse: Fat-bellied amphora. Reverse: Incuse square divided by crosslines and diagonals into eight triangles, raised or sunk.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 964); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 600–550 B.C.

Mint

Andros (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1285.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.914

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins