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Stater of Lappa with head of Artemis

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Obverse: Head of Artemis to right, wearing pendant earring and bead necklace. [Greek inscription]. Reverse: Apollo seated to right, his shoulders full-front. He wears a himation, which covers only the lower half of his figure, and his hair is worn in a coil behind. His right hand rests on a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.

Mint

Lappa, Crete

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1282.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.92 gm.

Accession Number

01.5512

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins