1/3 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. 1768.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 4.66 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of lion to right mouth open, knob on forehead,
four small stamps on face, and fourteen on edge.
Reverse: Irregular double incuse square.
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. 1717); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund