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Stater of Asia Minor with roughened surface

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Obverse: Oval, convex, and plain surface. Reverse: Rough oblong incuse, divided into two halves.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period, Late 7th–6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1750.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.27 gm.

Accession Number

01.5558

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins