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Stater with reclining lion

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Obverse: Lion lying right on groundline. Lotus in field above. Reverse: Three incuses.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; October 26, 1994: purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 500–480 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 13.96 gm.

Accession Number

1994.230

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins