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Stater of Laos with man-headed bull

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Obverse: Man-headed bull to right, head turned back. Border and exergue of raised dots. Above, traces of inscription in Greek. Reverse: Man-headed bull to left, in incuse, wreath border. Above, traces of Greek inscription.

Provenance

By 1971: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, October 11, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Archaic Period, 550–500 B.C.

Mint

Laos, Lucania

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.79 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.921

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins