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Gold stater

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 560–546 B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/8 x 9/16 x 1/16 in. (1 x 1.4 x 0.2 cm)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.59.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Foreparts of lion and bull confronted
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 44, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 26(5): p. 197, fig. 5.

Aruz, Joan, Sarah B. Graff, and Yelena Rakic. 2014. Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age. p. 109, fig. 2.35, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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