Stater with forepart of lion

Greek
Archaic Period
about 600–550 B.C.


Mint: Uncertain, probably in Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1762.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 14.14 gm.

Accession Number

04.1350

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of crouching lion to right, mouth open, dot over forehead.
Reverse: Incuse squares on either side of incuse rectangle, with irregular surface.

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. 1711); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund