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Stater of Soloi with crouching lion, struck under Ko[...] (or Go[...])

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Obverse: Lion crouching to right, jaws open, tongue protruding; ground line, border. Below ground line: /Reverse: Bull standing left; belos: /\; dotted square border; square incuse.

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. 1283); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 450 B.C.

Mint

Soloi, Cyprus

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2145.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.68 gm.

Accession Number

04.1159

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins