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Stater of Lete (?) with Silenos and nymph

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Obverse: Silenos wooing nymph; nude, bearded, long dotted hair, horse's hooves, standing right; with right hand holding right hand of nymph fleeing right, head left; latter with long dotted hair; armlet on upper right arm; chiton with fold falling over raised left leg, rest in lines diagonally...

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Provenance

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.

Mint

Lete (?), Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0600.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 9.49 gm.

Accession Number

00.146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins