Stater of Kalymna with head of warrior
550 B.C. or earlier
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Kalymna
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2008.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.49 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bearded head to left enclosed in crested helmet with nose, cheek and neck pieces.
On helmet: A.
Beaded line at edge of neck.
Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre seen from behind in lyre-shaped incuse.
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. 1179); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund