Stater of Lete (?) with Silenos and nymph
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Lete (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0603.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.03 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Silenos, with horse’s ear, wooing nymph; nude, bearded, long dotted hair, horse’s hooves, standing right; holding nymph by right arm, left hand caressingly towards nymph’s chin; nymph with round earring, and short-sleeved chiton falling in fold from neck over left hip, rest in folds downwards; right and left hands open.
Globule above and at left(?)
Reverse: Fourpart square incuse; surfaces raised.
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. 600); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund