Stater of Lampsakos with forepart of winged horse

Greek
Late Archaic to Early Classical Period
about 500–450 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Lampsakos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1582.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.05 gm.

Accession Number

04.1434

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of horse jumping to left, with large mane and two curled wings.
Waves? below; flower  above.
Plain border.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square; two holes deep.

Provenance

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. 1590); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund