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Stater of Kalymna with head of warrior

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Obverse: Bearded head to left enclosed in crested helmet with nose, cheek and neck pieces; on helmet: A. Beaded line at edge of neck. Reverse: Seven-stringed lyre seen from behind in lyre-shaped incuse.

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. 1179); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 550 B.C. or earlier

Mint

Kalymna, Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2008.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.49 gm.

Accession Number

04.1076

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins