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    - 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 animalĀ“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.