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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 left one grasping with both hands the left arm of his companion, the right one trying with right hand to free left arm. In center below, [inscription]. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square, a youth stepping forward to right and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 394–380 B.C.

Mint

Aspendos, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2101.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.49 gm.

Accession Number

04.1127

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins