Stater of Ionian Revolt with seated sphinx
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Ionia (Ionian Revolt), Chios
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1809.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 13.99 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Sphinx with raised curled wings seated to right, left forepaw raised; the hair is represented by dots.
Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse square.
Stater of the Ionian Revolt I498-494 B.C.).
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. 1736); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund