ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 456/45-431 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 12.08 g). Tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with skew pattern. HGC 6, 437. Meadows, Aegina, Group IIIb. Milbank Period IV, pl. II, 12. A wonderful and very well pedigreed piece, beautifully toned and struck on a very broad, if somewhat irregular, flan. Good very fine.
From the collection of Walter Weise, Künker 347, 22 March 2021, 708 (with collector's ticket), previously privately acquired from Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Monetarium Zürich (with original ticket), ex Hess 253, 8-9 March 1983, 192, from the Hartmann Collection and ex Hirsch XXXI, 6 May 1912, 303.