1/12 stater of Kingdom of Lydia with lion and bull, struck under Kroisos (Croesus)
Mint: Lydia (Kingdom), Sardis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2072.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.82 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of lion at left and of bull at right facing each other. The lion’s mouth is open wide.
Reverse: Incuse square, surface irregular.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1292); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund