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Stater of Aspendos with two wrestlers

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Obverse: Two nude youths facing each other on plain line, the l. one grasping with both hands the l. arm of his companion, the r. one trying with r.h. to free l. arm. Beaded border. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: In incuse square, a youth stepping forward to r. and raising both hands with a...

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Provenance

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. 1238); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 394–380 B.C.

Mint

Aspendos, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2100.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.95 gm.

Accession Number

04.1126

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins