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Stater of Koressia with cuttlefish

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Obverse: Cuttlefish; at right dolphin, head up. Reverse: Incuse square with diagonals and diameters.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 510–480 B.C. (see published references)

Mint

Koressia, Keos (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1289.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.916

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins