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1/2 stater (?) of Asia Minor with head of lion (?)

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Obverse: Lion's head, facing (left lower half gone). Reverse: Incuse square divided diagonally.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period, late 7th–6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1800.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm.

Accession Number

01.5562

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins