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Stater of Lampsakos with forepart of winged horse

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Obverse: Forepart of horse jumping to left, with large mane and two curled wings. Waves? below; flower ? above. Plain border. Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square; two holes deep.

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. 1590); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic to Early Classical Period, about 500–450 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1582.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 15.05 gm.

Accession Number

04.1434

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins