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Stater of Kaunos (?) with forepart of lion

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Obverse: Forepart of lion to left; on shoulder, [inscription]. Reverse: Incuse square with rude diameter line. Ruler: Uncertain dynast


By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878 Sotheby Sale of the Subhi Collection, no. 292 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1399); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 520–490 B.C.


Kaunos (?), Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1970.


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 10.91 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins