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Stater of Laos with man-headed bull

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Obverse: Bearded, man-faced river bull walking left, head right; border of dots. Inscription in Greek above. Reverse: Bearded, man-faced river bull walking right; plain border. Inscription in Greek above.


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–450 B.C.


Laos, Lucania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0099.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 7.96 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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