Coin: Stater, Lesbos
|Artifact Identification||Coin: Stater, Lesbos (1900.63.0013)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Exchange Media : N/A|
|Geographic Location||Europe, West, Greece, Lesbos|
|Dimension 1 (Diameter)||1.97 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Depth)||.52 cm|
|Dimension 3 (N/A)||N/A|
|Munsell Color Information||waived|
This Greek coin is a Stater from Lesbos, an island in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. It was struck in the late 6th to mid-5th century BCE. The obverse contains two calves’ heads face to face with an olive tree between them. The reverse is an incuse square (punch mark).
"Aegean Coins: A slater from lesbos," 1989P.0035.