Stater of Soloi with crouching lion, struck under Ko[...] (or Go[...])

Greek
Classical Period
450 B.C.


Mint: Cyprus, Soloi

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2145.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.68 gm.

Accession Number

04.1159

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Lion crouching to right, jaws open, tongue protruding.
Ground line.
Below ground line: /Border of dots.
Reverse: Bull standing left.
Below: /Dotted square border; square incuse.

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. 1283); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund