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. 1801.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.14 gm.

Accession Number

04.1577

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Rude lion’s head, full front.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1749); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund