Stater of Lycia or Macedonia (?) with walking bull

Greek
Late Archaic Period
Early 5th century B.C.


Mint: Lycia or Macedonia (?), Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2318.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.54 gm.

Accession Number

04.1118

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull standing to left on double line with fine cross lines.
Below body, a six-rayed star.
Reverse: Irregular square incuse with two diagonals and one diameter.

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. 1226); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund