Stater of Mytilene (?) with head of lion

Greek
Archaic Period
550–500 B.C.


Mint: Lesbos, Mytilene (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1653.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 15.74 gm.

Accession Number

04.991

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of lion to right, mouth open.
Reverse: Irregular incuse.

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

Not listed by Regling as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund