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Stater of Lampsakos with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to left with round earring, triple necklace, and crested helmet (beaded line at base of crest) with palmette ornament and three upright leaves, in front; the hair is looped up over forehead and behind, and it is represented by beaded lines. Reverse: Forepart of horse...

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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. 1009); 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. 1601.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.

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The Ancient World


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