Stater of Miletos (?) with forepart of lion

Greek
Archaic Period
early 6th century B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Miletos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2306.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 11.84 gm.

Accession Number

04.1030

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of lion to left, head to right, mouth open; only one forepaw visible.
Reverse: Irregular (quadripartite) incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund