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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)


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.


Teos, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1941.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 11.81 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins