Dec 9, 2009
Dec 9, 2009

Quarter Stater: Tree (obverse); Plain Field (reverse)

Quarter Stater: Tree (obverse); Plain Field (reverse)

c. 125–20 BC

Part of a set. See all set records


Diameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Weight: 1.33 g (0.05 oz.)

The Norweb Collection 1969.144


Did you know?

The tree-like trophy in the center sits on top of three ringed pellets, surrounded by various motifs.


The smaller size of the quarter stater left the artist little room for design. Apparently he was unable to reduce the stater design to such small dimensions. The meaningless jumble is probably part of a larger design.

See also
MED - Numismatics
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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