Stater of Lampsakos with head of Pan

Greek
Classical Period
387–330 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1588.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.37 gm.

Accession Number

01.5537

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youthful Pan to left, a horn rising from forehead.
Reverse: In incuse square, forepart of winged horse flying to right.
Wing curled, a small wing also at the end of the body.

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