Stater of Miletos with lion
about 560–545 B.C.
Mint: Ionia, Miletos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1882.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 13.78 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Lion lying to left, head to right, mouth open.
Plain rectangular border.
Reverse: Three incuse rectangles, in upper one five points arranged as a rosette, in center one a fox crouching to left before bush (?), in lower one bull’s head facing up.
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. 1710); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund