Stater of Kingdom of Lydia with lion and bull, struck under Kroisos (Croesus)
Mint: Lydia (Kingdom), Sardis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2069.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 10.70 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Forepart of lion at left and of bull at right, facing each other, the lion’s tongue protruding.
Reverse: Double incuse square, surface irregular.
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. 1285); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund