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Stater of Asia Minor (?) with foreparts of winged lion and Pegasos

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Obverse: Forepart of winged Pegasos jumping to left back to back with forepart of crouching winged lion upside down. Beaded border. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square, surface irregular.

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. 1400); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, early 5th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2321.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.12 gm.

Accession Number

04.1258

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins