Stater of Lampsakos with head of a Persian satrap (Artabazos?)

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 356 B.C.


Mint: Mysia (Satraps), Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1593.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.

Accession Number

31.9

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded head of Artabazos (?), left, in satrapal tiara.
Reverse: Forepart of winged horse to right.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund