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Stater of Aspendos with advancing warrior

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Obverse: Nude warrior in crested Athenian helmet advancing to right; in drawn-back right hand, a couched spear; in extended left hand, a round shield; dotted ground line. Reverse: Triskeles of human legs to right; in background, lion crouching right, jaws open, left foreleg raised; ground line;...

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By date unknown; James Whittall Collection; by 1884: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C. (auction of the James Whittall Collection, July 10ff., 1884, lot 1210 [not illustrated]); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1235); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 465–430 B.C.


Aspendos, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2095.


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.82 gm. Die Axis: 3

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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