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1/12 stater of Asia Minor with head of lion

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Obverse: Head of lion to left, mouth open, tongue protruding; small knobs on cheek and below. Reverse: Incuse square, irregular surface.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1752.

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 1.18 gm.

Accession Number

04.1550

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins