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Tetradrachm of Stagira with lion attacking boar

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Obverse: Lion to right, attacking a boar to left, on ground line. Pellet below boar. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square. .

Provenance

By 1957: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA for £ 750- from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., November 14, 1957

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–500 B.C.

Mint

Stagira, Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 045.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 16.90 gm.

Accession Number

57.688

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins