1/6 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. 1797.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.70 gm.

Accession Number

04.1580

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion’s head to left, mouth closed; dot over forehead.
Reverse: Irregular incuse square, dot in center.

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

Regling does not list this stater as Greenwell collection.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund