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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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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. 1009); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 387–330 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1601.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.

Accession Number

04.946

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins