Stater of Kaunos (?) with forepart of lion

Greek
Archaic Period
520–490 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Kaunos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1970.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 10.91 gm.

Accession Number

04.1257

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of lion to left.
Greek letter on shoulder.
Reverse: Incuse square with rude diameter line.

Ruler: Uncertain dynast

Provenance

By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878 Sotheby Sale of the Subhi Collection, no. 292 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1399); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund