Stater of Lampsakos with head of Athena
Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1601.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to left with round earring, triple necklace, and crested helmet (beaded line at base of crest) with palmette ornament and three upright leaves, in front; the hair is looped up over forehead and behind, and it is represented by beaded lines.
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. 1009); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund