Obverse: Lion's head, profile to the left

Reverse: Floral star in incuse square

Collection: Arthur S. Dewing Collection
Context: Miletus
Material: Silver
Denomination: Obol
Actual Weight: 1.21
Die Axis: -
Date: ca. 530 BC - ca. 500 BC
Region: Ionia
Period: Archaic


Obverse Type: Floral star in incuse square

Date Description:

Late sixth century BC.

Collection History:

Robinson Collection

Commentary: For a discussion of the weight standard and date for [this coin], see B. Pfeller, "Die Silberpr├Ągungen von Milet im 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr.," SNR 45 (1966), pp. 5-26, where these are called twelfth staters