Diobol of Miletos with forepart of lion
Early Classical Period
478 B.C. and later
Mint: Ionia, Miletos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1884.
Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 1.22 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of lion to left, mouth open; tongue protruding.
Reverse: In incuse square, four-part star-flower.
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. 1124); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund