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Stater of Aspendos with two wrestlers

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OBV: Within a circle of small dots, two wrestlers engaging, one grasping the other's wrists. In field between them, BA. REV: Within a dotted incuse square [inscription]. A youth, wearing a short chiton, slinging to right. There is a [inscription] in the right field, in addition to the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 394–380 B.C.

Mint

Aspendos, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2098.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.88 gm.

Accession Number

01.5634

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins