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Tetradrachm of Athens with astragalos

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Obverse: Astragalos in a raised linear circle. Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally. [Wappenmünzen series]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 545–515 B.C.

Mint

Athens, Attica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1035.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 17.80 gm.

Accession Number

11.1787

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins