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Stater of Lampsakos with head of a Persian satrap (Artabazos?)

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Obverse: Bearded head of Artabazos (?), left, in satrapal tiara. Reverse: Forepart of winged horse to right.

Provenance

From the Prinkipo Hoard (?), 1930 (according to Brett, Catalogue, no. 1593); by date unknown: with Dr. Hirsch; January 2, 1931: purchased by MFA from Dr. Hirsch for $ 1,800.00

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 356 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos, Mysia (Satraps)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1593.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.

Accession Number

31.9

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins