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Stater of Caria with forepart of lion, struck under Maussolos

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Obverse: Forepart of lion to left, tongue protruding. At left above, M A. Reverse: Star of four rays with central globule.

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 Regling did not list this as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 377–366 B.C.

Mint

Miletos (?), Caria (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1994.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 11.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.1033

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins