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Stater of Ionian Revolt with eagle

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Obverse: Eagle, wings closed, standing to left on beaded line, head to right. Feathers indicated by dots. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.

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. 1737); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 498–494 B.C.

Mint

Abydos, Troas (Ionian Revolt)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1808.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 14.09 gm.

Accession Number

04.1565

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins