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

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Obverse: Rude lion's head, full front. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

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. 1749); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1801.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.14 gm.

Accession Number

04.1577

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins