Stater of Lampsakos with head of Aktaion
Late Classical Period
about 394–350 B.C.
Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1597.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Aktaion to left, with curly hair in which is horn of stag.
Reverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right.
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. 1018); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund