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1/24 stater of Phokaia with head of lion

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Obverse: Lion's head to left, mouth open, At right seal, head up. Reverse: Irregular 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. 1673); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 500–494 (?) B.C.

Mint

Phokaia, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1904.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.1506

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins