Stater of Lampsakos with head of maenad

Greek
Classical Period
387–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1590.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.

Accession Number

01.5538

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund