Stater of Kaunos (?) with forepart of lion
Mint: Caria, Kaunos (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1968.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 11.01 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of lion to right, only right foreleg shown, jaws open; mane represented by dots and short strokes; fringe of bristling hairs at top; heavy mass of hair from ear to throat.
Reverse: Two parallel oblong incuses divided vertically by a broad band, surfaces irregular.
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. 1397); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund