1/2 stater (?) of Asia Minor with head of lion (?)

Greek
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
late 7th–6th century B.C.


Mint: Asia Minor, Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1800.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm.

Accession Number

01.5562

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head, facing (lower left half of head missing).
Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund