Stater of Lampsakos with head of Herakles as Omphale

Greek
Classical Period
387–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1596.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm.

Accession Number

04.953

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Herakles as Omphale to left with head of club at right of neck; he wears a high stephane.
Reverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right.

Provenance

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. 1017); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund