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Stater of Teos with griffin

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Obverse: Griffin seated to right, two curled wings raised, left forepaw raised. In front, irregular knob; around, [inscription]. Plain border. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square, surface rough. (see media screen for inscription)

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. 1137); 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. 1941.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 11.81 gm.

Accession Number

04.1042

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins