1/12 stater of Sardis with head of lion
Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period
Late 7th–mid-6th century B.C.
Mint: Lydia, Sardis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1770.
Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 1.17 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of a lion to right, with open mouth. Above the eye a dot.
Reverse: Incuse square, roughly divided.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund