Stater of Lampsakos with head of Hekate
Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1598.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Hekate, laureate to left with pearl necklace and earring; behind the head is a flaming torch. The hair is drawn up behind and gathered in a small high knot.
Reverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right.
From a hoard found in the Troad, 1889? (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. 1012); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund