A silver stater coin issued by the city of Aegina on the island of the same name in the period 480-456BCE.
Reference: BMC Attica, p.132 No.85.
Smooth-shelled turtle (dots decorating back mostly worn away).
Incuse square divided into five triangular compartments.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 12.078 g (Weight)
BMC Attica, p.132 No.85
[Book] Head, Barclay V. 1888. Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Attica, Megaris, Aegina., 132 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.