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Stater (Coin) Depicting a Land Tortoise

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

404/350 BCE

Artist:

Greek; minted in Aegina, Greece

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts a tortoise.

On the back is a geometric design of a square divided into 5 triangles

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting a Land Tortoise

Origin

Greece

Date

404 BC–350 BC

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 12.28 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1128

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