1/6 stater of Sardis (?) with seated lion
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
Late 7th–mid-6th century B.C.
Mint: Lydia, Sardis (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1774.
Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 2.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Lion seated to left mouth open, right forepaw and tail raised.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse.
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. 1720); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund