Stater of Kalymna with head of warrior

Greek
Archaic Period
550 B.C. or earlier


Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kalymna

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2008.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.49 gm.

Accession Number

04.1076

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded head to left enclosed in crested helmet with nose, cheek and neck pieces.
On helmet: A.
Beaded line at edge of neck.
Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre seen from behind in lyre-shaped incuse.

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. 1179); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund