Stater of Laos with man-headed bull

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–450 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Laos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0099.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 7.96 gm.

Accession Number

04.337

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded, man-faced river bull walking left, head right.
Inscription in Greek above.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bearded, man-faced river bull walking right.
Inscription in Greek above.
Plain border.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund