Lesbos. Mytilene. (Circa 454-428/7 BC). EL Hekte. Obv: Head of Silenos, three-quarters facing to right, bald and with a full beard and a goat’s ear. Rev: Head of a lion with open jaws to right; all within shallow incuse square. Bodenstedt 36.3. Gulbenkian 704. SNG von Aulock 7725. Very rare. With an elegant and masterfully depicted head of Silenos. Condition: Near extremely fine.
Weight: 2.51 g.
Diameter: 10 mm.