Stater of Lampsakos with head of maenad
Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1590.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a maenad to left, with flowing hair, wearing an ivy wreath,
a pendant earring and a necklace.
Reverse: In incuse square, forepart of a winged horse flying right.
Wing curled, a small wing also at the end of the body.
A small symbol in front of the horse’s head.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund