- ID: 192

    Submitter: Jean-Luc

    Added: 1998-01-04

    LESBOS. Ionian Revolt. Methymna (?).

    Electrum Stater.
    Av.: Sow standing to r.
    Rv.: Quadripartite incuse square.
    13,92 g.

    Ref.: Boston 1814.

    BoC: 17/2, 1992/3, p.13.

    FAKE – The few genuine staters of this type are all somewhat off-center which makes the exact position of the animal´s hind leg uncertain. The sow of the counterfeit stands firmly on the ground, on genuine coins, as Boston, the sow is walking. The teats of the counterfeit are too pronounced.