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Stater of Byblos with galley

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Obverse: Galley with lion's head prow left containing three hoplites with round shields facing left. Below, hippocamp to left. Above its tail: monogram. Reverse: Lion to left bringing down bull lying to left. Inscription in Phoenician letters. Ruler: Adramelek, ca. 350 B.C.


By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; 1993: purchased by the MFA from Dennis P. Devine, 24 February 1993

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 350 B.C.


Byblos, Phoenicia


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 13.23 gm. Die Axis: 9

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The Ancient World


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