Stater of Lete (?) with Silenos and nymph

Greek
Late Archaic Period
510–490 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia, Lete (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0602.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm.

Accession Number

08.330

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Silenos holding nymph by her right arm, his left hand reaching up towards her chin.
Reverse: Impressed square with diagonals.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 1908, for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund