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Stater of Paros with kneeling goat

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Obverse: Goat kneeling on right knee to right, head to left. Dolphin to right below. Reverse: Incuse square divided into six parts.

Provenance

From a hoard found in the Cyclades (?) in 1889 (?) that included MFA 04.844, 04.918, 04.921, 04.922; 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. 968); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530–520/515 B.C

Mint

Paros (Aegean Islands)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1291.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 12.27 gm.

Accession Number

04.921

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins