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Tetradrachm of Lindos with head of lion

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Obverse: Head of lion to right; jaws open, tongue protruding; on truncation, two plain lines joined by crosslines; dotted square border. Reverse: Two oblong incuses divided by wide vertical band.


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. 1199); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period, 500 B.C.


Lindos (Rhodes), Caria (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2034.


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 13.88 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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