1/12 stater of Asia Minor with head of lion

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Mint: Asia Minor, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1752.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.18 gm.

Accession Number

04.1550

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of lion to left, mouth open, tongue protruding; small knobs on cheek and below.
Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund