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Tristater of the Edones with herdsman and oxen, struck under Getas

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Obverse: Nude bearded man, wearing petasos, and carrying two spears, walks to right between two oxen. Head of the farther one raised. Plain exergual line. Behind man's head [Greek inscription], and below exergual line [Greek inscription]. Border of dots. Reverse: Incuse square, within...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.


The Edones, Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2327.


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 28.62 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins