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Stater of Lampsakos with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Head of bearded Dionysos to left, crowned with ivy, berries above; the hair falls in locks on his neck. Reverse: In incuse square forepart of horse with curled wings, one above, one below, jumping to right.

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. 1014); 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. 1599.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.36 gm.

Accession Number

04.948

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins