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Stater of Aspendos with two wrestlers

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Obverse: Two nude youths confronting, engaged in wrestling, bodies relaxed; one on right, seen partly in rear view, grasping opponent's right arm with right hand and holding opponent's belt with left, while thrusting left leg upwards between opponent's legs; one on left holding with both hands...

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By date unknown: Ivanoff Collection; 1863: Sotheby sale of the Ivanoff Collection, no. 458 (according to Regling and Brett); 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. 1237); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 394–380 B.C.


Aspendos, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2099.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.98 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins