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Stater of Asia Minor with tetraskeles of foreparts of horses and lions

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Obverse: Tetraskeles ("Whirlygig") of four protomes, two horses and two lions, alternating. Reverse: Irregular quadripartite incuse.

Provenance

By 1960: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; September 21, 1960: purchased by MFA from Munzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 2,800.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 162.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm.

Accession Number

60.930

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins