1/3 stater of Sardis with head of lion

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


Mint: Lydia, Sardis

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1768.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 4.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.1545

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of lion to right mouth open, knob on forehead,
four small stamps on face, and fourteen on edge.
Reverse: Irregular double 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. 1717); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund