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Stater (Coin) Depicting a Sea Turtle

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

600-550 BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts a sea turtle.

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

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting a Sea Turtle

Origin

Greece

Date

600 BCE–550 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

[ΠΤΡΑΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙ] ΛΕΩΣ

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 11.84 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1126

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