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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

Provenance

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.

Mint

Kaunos (?), Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 10.91 gm.

Accession Number

04.1257

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins