Feb 24, 2009

Stater: Lion, crouching, l., looking behind, within frame (obverse)

Stater: Lion, crouching, l., looking behind, within frame (obverse)

600–550 BC

Part of a set. See all set records

Electrum (gold-silver alloy)

Overall: 1.6 x 2 x 0.8 cm (5/8 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Die axis: 12

Gift of Bruce Ferrini 2000.203.a


Did you know?

Many early Greek coins are made from electrum, a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver.

See also
GR - Greek
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
Gift of Bruce Ferrini

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