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Stater of Mallos with winged male figure

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Obverse: Beardless male figure with outspread pointed wings running to right in kneeling-running pose; with both hands holding body before body disk bearing 8-pointed star; upper body nude; in long chiton; hair in knotted strands; spiral-shaped lock on crown; dotted ground line; border of...

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Provenance

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. 1256); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400–385 B.C.

Mint

Mallos, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2118.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 11.59 gm.

Accession Number

04.1139

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins