Tetradrachm of Lindos with head of lion
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Caria (Islands off), Lindos (Rhodes)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2034.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 13.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Head of lion to right; jaws open, tongue protruding.
On truncation, two plain lines joined by crosslines; dotted square border.
Reverse: Two oblong incuses divided by wide vertical band.
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. 1199); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund