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Stater of Thraco-Macedonian tribe or city with standing cow

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Obverse: Cow standing to right, head left; below, a calf to right; above, a row of three small globules. Reverse: Square incuse divided diagonally.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0605.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.46 gm.

Accession Number

04.692

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins