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Stater of Haliartos with Boiotian shield

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Obverse: Boiotian shield. Reverse: Quadripartite mill-sail incuse; in center, Greek letter. Federal coinage of Boiotia, mint of Haliartos.

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. 770); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 525–480 B.C.

Mint

Haliartos, Boiotia (Boiotian Confederacy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0984.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.810

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins