Stater with forepart of lion
about 600–550 B.C.
Mint: Uncertain, probably in Ionia
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1762.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 14.14 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Forepart of crouching lion to right, mouth open, dot over forehead.
Reverse: Incuse squares on either side of incuse rectangle, with irregular surface.
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. 1711); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund