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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 pine branch; latter with long dotted hair; armlet on upper right arm; chiton with fold falling over raised left leg, rest in lines diagonally left; left arm bent downwards;...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; July 12, 1909: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

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

Mint

Lete (?), Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0601.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 9.80 gm.

Accession Number

09.274

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins