Stater of Lampsakos with head of a Persian satrap (Artabazos?)
Late Classical Period
about 356 B.C.
Mint: Mysia (Satraps), Lampsakos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1593.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bearded head of Artabazos (?), left, in satrapal tiara.
Reverse: Forepart of winged horse to right.
From the Prinkipo Hoard (?), 1930 (according to Brett, Catalogue, no. 1593); by date unknown: with Dr. Hirsch; January 2, 1931: purchased by MFA from Dr. Hirsch for $ 1,800.00
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund