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Stater of Lampsakos with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to left with crested Athenian helmet, cheek pieces raised and scroll on back, and triple earring and necklace. Her hair falls free behind. Reverse: Forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right.


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. 1008); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 387–330 B.C.


Lampsakos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1591.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.42 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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