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Stater of Lete (?) with centaur abducting nymph

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Obverse: Centaur abducting a nymph in a kneeling-runing pose to right with the nymph in his arms. She wears a long girdled chiton with short sleeves, her right arm raised. The exergue line, centaur's tail, hair of both figures, and border are all dotted. No inscription. Reverse: Incuse...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 510–490 B.C.


Lete (?), Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0597.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 9.29 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins