LESBOS, Mytilene. c. 500 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.55 g 5). Ram’s head to right; below, rooster feeding to left. Rev. Lion’s head with open jaws to right; behind, rectangle divided into two squares; all incuse. BMC 7-9. Bodenstedt 16. SNG von Aulock 1688 and 7719. Rare. An attractive pair of animal heads. Rooster’s head off the flan as usual, otherwise, good extremely fine.
From the Spina Collection, Nomos 7, 15 May 2013, 126 and ex Triton XI, 8 January 2008, 222.
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