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Stater of Teos with griffin

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Obverse: Griffin with curled wing seated to right on beaded line, left forepaw raised. In front a seed? Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface irregular.

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. 1133); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–500 B.C.

Mint

Teos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1937.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 11.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.1039

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins