Stater of Caria with forepart of lion, struck under Maussolos

Greek
Classical Period
377–366 B.C.


Mint: Caria (Satrapy), Miletos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1994.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.1033

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of lion to left, tongue protruding.
Inscription at left above.
Reverse: Star of four rays with central globule.

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 did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund