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Stater of Lete (?) with Silenos and nymph

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Obverse: Silenos standing right confronting nymph; nude; bearded; long dotted hair; horse's tail, ear and hooves; right hand holding tail near root; left hand holding phallus; nymph with long, dotted hair, and chiton from waist only; right hand raised, left lifting chiton; three globules, one above,...

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By date unknown: Subhi Collection; 1878: Subhi Pacha Sale (Cat. Sotheby, no. 55 according to Regling and Brett); 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. 596); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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


Lete (?), Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0598.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 9.58 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins